Avast Business has officially released Web Control for clients with Premium or Ultimate security!

Experience the Power of Web Control:

Web Control is a revolutionary feature designed to empower you in managing your online experience through browser-based content filtering. With this release, you can seamlessly control and monitor web content access, enhancing your cybersecurity measures.

Key Features:

Explore the robust features and functionalities designed to elevate your online security to new heights. Web Control allows you to:

Filter Web Content: Tailor your online environment by blocking or allowing specific websites based on your organization's policies.

Enhance Productivity: Mitigate distractions and boost productivity by limiting access to non-work-related websites during business hours.

Strengthen Security: Safeguard your network from potential threats by blocking access to malicious or compromised websites.

Features also include policy customization, reporting, and alerts.

How is Web Filtering Commonly Used?

Web filtering has become a crucial component of modern cybersecurity strategies. Organizations commonly use web filtering to:

1. Block Malicious Websites: Prevent access to websites known for phishing, malware distribution, or other cyber threats, reducing the risk of security breaches.

2. Enforce Compliance: Ensure that employees adhere to company policies by restricting access to inappropriate or non-compliant content.

3. Optimize Bandwidth: Improve network performance by limiting access to bandwidth-intensive websites, ensuring a smoother online experience for all users.

4. Protect Against Legal Liabilities: Mitigate legal risks by preventing access to websites that host illegal or inappropriate content, helping organizations maintain a safe and compliant online environment.

Getting Started:

To begin using Web Control, log in to your Avast Business account. If you haven't enabled it during the Beta phase, now is the perfect time to unlock its full potential.

You can start using Web Control right away, provided your devices run Premium or Ultimate Business Security. Please follow the steps below:

Before you start, please make sure both Web Shield and Real Site are enabled in the policy applied to the particular device. Also, upgrade Avast Antivirus on your devices to version 23.10 or later.

1. Go to Devices (if you don't see the Web Control column in the Device list, click on the icon on the right side of the table header and tick the box to show 'Web Control').

2. Select devices where you want Web Control to be installed.

3. Select ⠇ More › Manage services › Enable Web Control.

4. Restart the devices (this requirement will later be removed).

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Watch This Space for Updates:

As you roll out Web Control to all your clients, stay tuned for updates, announcements, and further enhancements that will further solidify your online defences.

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