Web Protection powered by DNSFilter

  • Supported Operating Systems (OS) - Windows

    To find out if your computers, laptops, or/and servers Windows OS are compatible with Web Protection powered by DNSFilter, follow below steps.

     

    Step 1: Supported Windows OS version

    1. Compare your current Windows OS version with below supported Windows OS. If your current Windows OS version found below, you shouldn't have problem on the installation. Otherwise please contact your IT department immediately.

     

    Window Desktop OS:

    • Windows 10
    • Windows 11
    • Windows .NET Framework 4.5 or higher.

     

    Step 2: System requirements

    Resources needed in order to install the agent. Recommended system requirements are:

    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2GHz or higher (processor must support SSE2).
    • Memory: 1 GB on 32-bit systems / 2 GB or more on 64-bit systems.
    • Disk space: 2 GB free disk space.
    • Display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher.
    • Internet Connection: An Internet connection is required to validate your subscription,
      receive product updates, and use cloud-based detection.
    • Javascript must be enabled in the browser settings to enable active block pages.

     

    Step 3: Supported browsers

    • Edge (Windows 10). Does not support extensions.
    • Chrome, two latest major versions.
    • Firefox, the two latest major versions.
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  • Supported Operating Systems (OS) - MacOS

    To find out if your computers, laptops, or/and servers MacOS are compatible with Web Protection powered by DNSFilter, follow below steps.

     

    Step 1: Check your current MacOS version

    1. Click on the Appletype-apple-logo.jpgmenu in the corner of your screen

    2. Choose "About this Mac". You will see the name and version of MacOS

     

    Step 2: Supported MacOS version

    1. Compare your current MacOS version with below supported MacOS. If your current MacOS version found below, you shouldn't have problem on the installation. Otherwise please contact your IT department immediately.

    • MacOS Catalina 10.15.
    • MacOS Big Sur 11.0 and later.
    • MacOS Monterey 12.0 and later.
    • MacOS Ventura 13.0 and later
    • MacOS Sonoma 14.0 and later

     

    Step 3: System requirements

    Resources needed in order to install the agent. Recommended system requirements are:

    • Intel or Apple Silicon Mac (requires Rosetta 2).
    • 250 MB of free disk space.
    • 1 GB or more of memory is recommended.
    • Internet connection: An internet connection is required in order to validate your subscription and receive updates.

     

    Step 4: Supported browsers

    • Safari.
    • Chrome.
    • Firefox.
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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Our answers to frequently asked questions about Web Protection by DNSfilter:-

     

    What is Web Protection? 

    Web Protection blocks malicious websites, which aim to distribute malicious code, and phishing websites, which aim to steal your confidential data and gain. 

     

    What is the technology provider for Web Protection? 

    Our web protection is powered by DNS Filter. DNS filtering is a defense tool that prevents cybersecurity threats by following simple logic: if a website has something potentially dangerous within it, DNS filtering blocks a user from visiting it in the first place. It’s a zero-trust solution that leaves nothing to chance.

     

    What's covered in Web Protection powered by DNSFilter? 

    Content Filtering

    Select from a wide variety of Filtering Categories to block or allow at your discretion.

     

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    Unlimited Block/Allow List

    DNSFilter allows an unlimited number of domains to be added to the policy Allow list/Block list, allowing you to have complete customization over which domains and subdomains you want users to access. CSV import of domain lists is supported.

     

    Realtime Categorization

    Newly seen domains are categorized in real-time by our Artificial Intelligence scanning engine. The average domain is categorized in 5-15 seconds.

     

    Threat Protection

    Threat Categories

    DNSFilter uses a multi-pronged approach toward security, which results in robust threat intelligence. Users can block sources of Malware and Phishing, as well as next-gen threats such as Botnets and Cryptomining. DNSFilter utilizes threat feeds maintained by the global security community and reported by humans resulting in highly reliable data.

     

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    What are the supported devices for Web Protection powered by DNSFilter? 

    You can read more about the supported devices in the following articles:-

     

     

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