How URL Blacklist Provides Parental Control
As the internet is an information repository over the web there is much content added that might be controversial or inappropriate to be viewed generally. The access of internet is now getting common to every person of every age including children. It is not possible for parents to monitor whatever children see or access over the web so there is always a risk of improper content to be displayed that are not only indecent in nature but also intrudes with the security of the system.
Children Are the Easiest Targets
In order to protect PC from such intrusion and also prevent children from viewing inappropriate content over the web parents use security tools that work on blocking the content. Not only through indecent content but many times the malware intrusion occurs through content that is purely focused on children. These hackers and malware specialists know that children can be easily intrigued to view any site that contains kids’ related stuff and so the protection of your computer might not be appropriate to stop such people.
Tracking what children browse over the internet is also a good way to control what they see but then again it is a time consuming job and not every security tool is able to record history of browsing. The programs and web sites that mostly use children as target sources to break protection of your PC display violence, pornography, and religious content. But you can also find cartoon sites and even musical entertainment sites infected with malicious content. The malware experts have no limits to intrude into your system. Therefore you need a security tool that not only protects your computer but also prevents obscene content to be viewed by children.
Outpost Way to Parental Control
The Outpost family of security products provides a multilayered approach to protect your computer from malware intrusion as well as protects your children from viewing inappropriate content. The Outpost Firewall Pro works on blocking the online risk from intruding into your computer and maintains an IP block list though which spammers and hackers inflict malware into the systems.
The Outpost Security Suite Pro is focused on providing an efficient web control for parents to protect children from the online risk they are exposed to. Apart from providing a system and an application guard the program provides content filtering and automatically maintains a URL blacklist of spyware and malware sites. This restricts the scripts, executable code and other elements to be displayed on the screen that children are viewing. The URL blacklist filter does not display the sites that contain obscene or inappropriate information.
A good antivirus program is always helpful in keeping the malicious websites away. Outpost Antivirus Pro real time protection is providing web proxy for sites that parents would not want their children to see. The Outpost Antivirus Pro also offers private data protection and phishing site blocking and constantly updates the URL blacklist. Web control can stay in the hands of the user as they can enter black listed words, use the web control features and also upload IP addresses in the block list engine. This will effectively limit the exposure of anyone to offensive content on the internet.
A continuous web management can be achieved through the Outpost Security Suite Pro, the Outpost Antivirus Pro and the Outpost Firewall Pro making it easy for parents to keep surveillance of their children. Moreover browsing history can also be maintained and the adware and spyware list is constantly updated to protect your computer and provide parental control. You can also explicitly set up URLs that you do not want your children to access.