Block Porn websites with BrowseControl

Adult websites are a major threat to the security of companies around the globe. They pose a significant security threat to the computers, as they are often laden with viruses and other malware.

As well as the threats that come from pornographic websites the subject matter of the sites is also inappropriate for the workplace. It does not belong in the work place, and it needs to be blocked completely. As it is a multi-billion dollar industry however there are far too many websites to be blocked by any security system.

BrowseControl solves this issue with the category filtering add-on. Any website with adult content can be filtered easily and quickly through this feature, as it will block all of the URLs associated with adult websites. The list is updated daily ensuring accuracy of the filter, to cope with the ever changing Internet .

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  • Centralized Console: manage all policies from a central location.

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On this page, we will show you how to block access to porn websites using BrowseControl.

How to Block Porn Websites using BrowseControl

On the Manager’s computer, install the CurrentWare Console (Click here to download) Manager Controlling Internet access using Web filtering Software

  1. Run the CurrentWare.exe setup file
  2. Select BrowseControl and Category Filtering
  3. The Installer will proceed to install the CurrentWare Server, Console and BrowseControl onto your computer
On the users’ computers, install the CurrentWare Clients (Click here to download) How to control employee Internet activities
  1. Take the CurrentWare Client setup file, cwClient.exe, and run it locally on each computer you want to control the Internet. You may want to put the setup file on a USB key or on your network drive for easy access.
  2. The installer will ask you for the computer name of the CurrentWare Console to establish a connection.
  3. After the CurrentWare Client is installed, it will connect to your CurrentWare Console and show up on the computer list.
  4. Repeat step 1-3 on all the computers you want to control the Internet.
Go back on the CurrentWare Console, create a new folder and put your computers into it.

Follow the instruction below to apply the Internet restrictions that you prefer.

To Block all Porn Websites

  1. Set “Internet” to “On”
  2. Go to “Category Filtering”
  3. Add “Adult”, “Porn”, “Semi nude and pin up” to the Blocked Category List
Using Category Filtering to block porn websites

Internet Access Control Software. Increasing the productivity of more than 10,000 schools and companies.