August 12, 2008
CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7 Introduces Unique Capability to Award-Winning Software
CyberPatrol LLC today announced the introduction of CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7, the most effective and accurate online safety product for families and others. CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7 incorporates SiteCAT, a unique content filtering engine that greatly enhances the product's blocking and filtering capabilities.
"With social networking, instant messaging and other innovations, the challenges of safely enjoying the Internet are greater than ever," said John Sancin, president and COO of CyberPatrol LLC. "To meet them, CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7 incorporates business strength web filtering technology into online safety software designed with the ease-of-use consumers want and expect. Families and others now have the most powerful product available to protect and enhance their online experience."
With CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7, users can:
-- Block undesirable web sites using automatic or customized settings
-- Customize filtering for each user
-- Manage time spent online or using programs
-- Block downloads of games, music, images, and videos
-- Restrict chat and instant messaging
-- Limit or prevent access to programs
-- Protect against revealing personal information online
-- Protect against online predators and identity thieves
-- Monitor Internet activity
-- Install on up to 3 PCs
Pre-set and customized filters can be easily set up and managed through the Headquarters Control Console. CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7's new SiteCAT filtering technology continuously crawls the Internet and scans both new and existing domains. By continuously scanning the Internet, new domains are detected, classified and immediately added to a database that is used to power CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7. This proprietary database contains information on 22 million domains that represent over 200 million web pages. This data has been segregated into 43 different categories, and includes both known safe sites as well as sites to be blocked. The entire Internet is crawled every 45-60 days and updates are immediately made available to CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7 users, ensuring the most comprehensive and timely protection against dangerous and inappropriate web content.
"The number of objectionable websites with which parents and others must contend is overwhelming," said Jason Short, Vice President of Research of CyberPatrol LLC. "In the month of July alone, our SiteCAT filtering technology identified and categorized 71,697 new adult web sites. Now more than ever, families and educators need a powerful tool like CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7 to help safely navigate the Internet." Additional monthly statistics can be found on the CyberPatrol blog.
CyberPatrol Parental Controls 7.7 is available now for $39.95 and can be downloaded at www.cyberpatrol.com. Protection updates as well as upgrades to new versions are free for current subscribers. For the first time, the purchase price also enables users to install the product on up to three computers.
About CyberPatrol, LLC
CyberPatrol is a leading provider of web and content filtering software and services. Originally launched in 1995, CyberPatrol Parental Controls software is specifically developed for ease of use to help protect families and businesses from undesirable or threatening online activity. In 2008, a group of private investors acquired CyberPatrol from security vendor Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN). Under the direction of a seasoned executive management team, CyberPatrol's mission is to be the Worldwide Leading Provider of Web and Content Filtering Software.
CyberPatrol is recommended regularly as the product of choice for online safety by many parent and computer magazines. Its award-winning software is relied upon and trusted by parents, schools, libraries and businesses around the world to monitor and manage their users' Internet access, while providing them with the freedom and safety to explore. For additional information: www.cyberpatrol.com.