DNS filtering provides advanced network configuration controls for parental controls and online safety. Additionally, it delivers protection from online threats such as phishing attacks, malware, ransomware, botnets, and more. In combination with web content categorization, DNS filtering is a powerful resource for communications providers, ISPs, MSPs, CASBs, and more.

How to evaluate a web filtering technology or URL database

Evaluating a URL Database and Classification Technologies for DNS and Web Filtering

Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores considerations and criteria for evaluating a URL database or classification technology partner that shares your commitment to success. We’ve outlined the important considerations and criteria for performing an evaluation of web filtering technologies. Protection, coverage, and accuracy are most important—but we’ll also show you how to prepare test URLs so that you can confidently compare multiple solutions and save time.

zvelo Custom Category Mappings

Custom Categories for Web Filtering, Parental Controls, Digital Advertising, & More…

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Category mappings provide flexibility and customization of URL categorization data—delivering advanced control for web filtering, parental controls, brand safety, ad fraud prevention, as well as other applications digital advertising, and more…

Anatomy of a Full Path URL | Protocol, Hostname, Base Domain, Path, ETc.

The Anatomy of a Full Path URL: Hostname, Protocol, Path, and More…

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes In a previous blog, we explored the important differences between base domains and full path URLs. In this post, we wanted to take a step back and cover the basics—the individual structural elements of a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).

Using DNS RPZ to Protect Against Malicious Threats

Using DNS RPZ to Protect Against Malicious Threats

Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes As discussed in a previous blog, DNS RPZ provides IT teams and network administrators with a “DNS configuration layer”, or rewrite module, to effectively handle DNS responses with the open source domain name system software, BIND.