BrowseControl is an easy-to-use web content filtering software for controlling internet use. With BrowseControl you can block websites based on URL, domain, IP address, or content category.

Take advantage of BrowseControl's category filtering database to block billions of websites across over 100 URL categories. More than 10,000 new domains are added each day, making it simple to restrict internet access even as new sites emerge. 

Use BrowseContriol to enforce internet use policies, block distracting websites, and improve web security with granular internet access control policies.

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Why Restrict Internet Access With BrowseControl?

Content filtering with BrowseControl gives you full control over the internet and application usage in your organization.

Enforce Acceptable Use Policies

  • Redirect users from blocked websites to your internet use policy
  • Prevent access to websites with pornographic, hateful, or otherwise inappropriate content
  • Combine BrowseControl with BrowseReporter to get alerts of policy violations

Improve Productivity

  • Block distracting and inappropriate websites to keep your users focused on their tasks
  • Schedule unique web restriction policies to provide greater web access during breaks
  • Apply different policies for each user, computer, or group to avoid web access bottlenecks

Protect Against Web Security Threats

  • Block file downloads such as executables, zipped files, and videos from HTTP sites 
  • Close unused and high-risk network ports to reduce the attack surface of your network
  • Block malicious and high-risk websites with our frequently updated category filtering database

Prevent Data Theft & Leakage

  • Block unsanctioned cloud storage apps and sites to prevent employee data theft
  • Block ports used for FTP, SCP, SFTP, etc. to prevent data from leaving the network
  • Block other potential data egress points such as personal email platforms, social media, etc

Increase Internet Speed

  • Block Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and other unproductive bandwidth hogs
  • Reduce unproductive internet usage to ensure bandwidth availability for work tasks
  • Selectively allow access to high-bandwidth sites on an as-needed basis.

Meet Compliance Requirements

  • Block access to inappropriate websites to meet CIPA compliance requirements
  • Block high-risk websites as a technical safeguard for HIPAA and other security requirements
  • Prevent software piracy in the workplace by blocking access to P2P file sharing sites

Manage Remote Devices
Control internet access no matter where your users or devices are

  • Use the offsite mode to continue restricting internet access when devices leave the network
  • Remotely manage internet access control policies through the web-based central management console
  • Updates to internet restriction policies will sync with offsite devices once they reconnect to the server

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Features

  • Internet ON/OFF
    One click to completely block users from browsing the web
  • URL Filter
    Allowed list or Blocked list for specific URLs
  • Category Filtering
    Block websites based on specific categories
  • Internet Scheduler
    Schedule Internet restrictions at specific times of the day
  • Safe Search
    Enforce safe search to prevent explicit search results
  • Internet Quota
    Set a time-based quota for internet browsing
  • Download Filter
    Block downloads from HTTP sites based on file types
  • Port Filter
    Close unused and high-risk TCP/UDP ports
  • Customize Message
    Display a customized warning message on blocked websites
  • Application Blocker
    Block specific Windows applications from launching
  • Timer
    Allocate specific time for your users to access the Internet
  • Central Web Console
    Access the administrative console from a web browser on any computer in your network
  • Remote Client Install
    Easily deploy the CurrentWare Client remotely to all of your computers
  • Offsite Management
    Extend onsite Internet usage policies to laptops running outside the corporate network
  • SQL Server Supported
    Our database is scaled for enterprise and large business operations