Web Filtering Solutions for Enterprises

Web filtering is the process of managing user access to enterprise-approved websites and by blocking them based on pre-determined security policies.

Enterprise web filtering software

What is web filtering?

Web filters can be used to enforce internet usage policies, block access to malicious sites, or restrict access to non-work-related content. Web filters must be typically implemented on a network-level to improve productivity and security of users in the network. Web filters enhance the web protection and secures your browsers from malicious threats.

Improtance of web filtering

Web filtering is crucial for maintaining a secure and productive online environment. It helps prevent access to malicious websites, protects against cyber threats, and ensures compliance with organizational policies. By controlling the content that users can access, web filtering safeguards sensitive information and minimizes the risk of data breaches.

Features of Browser Security Plus' Web filter solution

Some of the important features offered by Browser Security Plus' web filtering software are listed below:

Restrict downloads based on criteria with Browser Security Plus' web filtering software

Drive-by downloads are a popular means to spread malware. Unsuspecting users get infected with malware when they land on malicious websites. This can be prevented by restricting downloads from untrusted websites. With Browser Security Plus' web filter feature, IT admins can enjoy precise control over the downloads that happen in their network. They can restrict specific file types from being downloaded from untrusted websites.

Time-based web filter controls.

Browser Security Plus' web filter feature allows IT admins to perform URL filtering and download restrictions for specific timings. Browsers have become a conduit to not only the cloud, but also to innumerable distractions hosted on the web. To ensure that users do not fall prey to such distractions, IT admins can restrict users to authorized websites only during office hours. Or alternatively they can restrict distractions like social media websites or popular gaming websites during office hours. Either of these methods can help improve user's productivity.

Restricting malicious websites in a single click.

With Browser Security Plus' web filter, IT admins can enforce safe browsing policy to endpoints, ensuring that users do not land on malicious websites while browsing the web.

Web-based management console.

Browser Security Plus' web-based management console allows IT admins to log into the product from anywhere and apply web filtering policies to users as and when required.

Protection for remote-workers.

The COVID 19 pandemic has fast tracked the adoption of remote work across organizations. Browser Security Plus' web filter feature ensures that users cannot circumvent the restrictions enforced by IT admins regardless of their physical location.

Benefits of using Web filters for Enterprises

Security: Protects networks from malware, phishing, and cyber threats.

Compliance: Helps meet industry regulations (HIPAA, GDPR) by controlling access to sensitive content.

Productivity: Improves employee focus by blocking non-work-related sites during work hours.

Bandwidth Management: Optimizes network performance by filtering out bandwidth-intensive content.

Legal Liability: Mitigates risks by preventing access to unauthorized webpages.

IP Protection: Guards against data exfiltration by blocking unauthorized file-sharing sites.


What is web filtering?

Web filter is a browser security policy that allows organizations to restrict access to different aspects of the web like URLs, web applications. Web filter can be used to create a fortified boundary that protects networks from unexpected cyberattacks.

Why is web filtering software important for enterprises?

Enterprise web filtering software is essential because it helps to protect against a variety of cyber threats, including malware, phishing, and ransomware. It also helps to enforce internet usage policies, by blocking access to sites that are deemed inappropriate or non-work-related. Additionally, web filtering can help to increase productivity by reducing the amount of time employees spend on non-work-related websites.

What happens when you don't have a web filtering policy?

The web is filled with malware and other attack vectors laying low, waiting to take advantage of users' slip ups and distractions. While browsing the web, users sometimes accidentally land on a malicious website infected with malware, leading to compromise of sensitive enterprise data.

What is the role of 'Browser Security Plus' in web filtering?

With Browser Security Plus, you can filter out the malicious websites from being accessed by users across your network. Once a web filter policy has been deployed, the user will not be able to open the specific website/website groups in any of the browsers.