Web Filtering

  • ClearOS

    Free Linux Website

    ClearOS is a family of operating systems for the enterprise, small business, and home. There are three editions to choose from depending on your needs and suitable to your abilities. They are: ClearOS Enterprise, ClearOS Home, and ClearOS Core.

    ClearOS is a powerful network and gateway server designed for small organizations and distributed environments. Though ClearOS comes with an extensive list of features and integrated services, the solution is easy to configure thanks to the intuitive web-based interface.


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  • Squid

    Free Windows Linux BSD Self-Hosted Solaris ... FreeBSD OpenSolaris NetBSD OpenBSD Website

    Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator.


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  • VyOS

    Commercial Linux Website

    VyOS is a community fork of Small Vyatta iconVyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality.

    VyOS is an open source network operating system providing advanced IPv4 and IPv6 routing, stateful firewalling, IPSec and SSL OpenVPN and more. When you add VyOS to a standard x86 hardware system, you can create an enterprise grade network appliance that easily scales from DSL to 10Gbps. VyOS is also optimized to run in VMware, Citrix XenServer, Xen, KVM, and other hypervisors, providing networking and security services to virtual machines and cloud computing environments.


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  • ZeroShell

    Free Linux Self-Hosted Website

    Zeroshell is a Linux distribution for servers and embedded devices aimed at providing the main network services a LAN requires. It is available in the form of Live CD or Compact Flash image and you can configure and administer it using your web browser.


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  • PacketFence

    Free Linux Website

    PacketFence is a Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) system. PacketFence is actively maintained and has been deployed in numerous large-scale institutions over the past years. It can be used to effectively secure networks - from small to very large heterogeneous networks.


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  • Deskman

    Commercial Windows Website

    Deskman is an advanced desktop security tool for administrators and power users. Try it for free!
    The New Deskman 9.4 includes the ability to lock desktop icons, stop taskman and regedit easily, and tons of minor fixes and improvements.


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  • Endian Firewall Community

    Commercial Linux Website

    Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a "turn-key" linux security distribution that turns every system into a full featured security appliance with Unified Threat Management (UTM) functionality. The software has been designed with "usability in mind" and is very easy to install, use and manage, without losing its flexibility.

    The features include a stateful packet inspection firewall, application-level proxies for various protocols (HTTP, FTP, POP3, SMTP) with antivirus support, virus and spam-filtering for email traffic (POP and SMTP), content filtering of Web traffic and a "hassle free" VPN solution (based on OpenVPN).


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  • Charles

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad Website

    Reverse proxy and HTTP proxy and monitor that displays all HTTP(S) traffic to/from your computer.


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  • ufdbGuard

    Freemium Linux Website

    ufdbGuard is a URL filter to block unwanted web content on the internet. ufdbGuard can also enforce Google SafeSearch, detect UltraSurf, Tor, Skype and other chat applications, proxy tunnels and enforce safer HTTPS traffic. ufdbGuard supports the YouTube edufilter. ufdbGuard is a redirector for the Squid web proxy with 50,000 URL verifications/second.
    ufdbGuard integrates with user authorities like LDAP, Kerberos and Active Directory to assign different policies to different groups of users.

    ufdbGuard API is a library that can be linked with 3rd party applications. This API has library functions to query the URL database and find out in which URL categories a URL belongs to. The REST API is a daemon that can be queries by applications using a REST protocol.

    Can be used in conjunction with a commercial subscription to URLfilterDB URL filter database.


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  • Wazuh

    Free Windows Linux Website

    WAZUH contributes to Open Source Security extending capabilities and functionality through the integration of new modules, resulting an extremely powerful host IDS. Find how OSSEC helps with PCI DSS compliance, protect your cloud environment or just secure your system.


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  • Time Boss

    Commercial Windows Website

    Time Boss is a universal time management tool that performs a range of functions from setting time limits for working on the PC to collecting usage statistics, displaying remaining time and managing lists of forbidden/allowed programs and websites.

    Allows you to set maximum amount of time per day or week that can be used on an app, website or group (i.e. all your games instead of 1 game app). Also has the normal time allowment features like shechduler etc.


    • Block after time limit
    • forced breaks
    • app blocking
      -website blocking


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  • K9 Web Protection

    Free Personal Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Website

    Discontinued web content filter that focused on home use for safety in familial use.


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  • OPNsense

    Free Self-Hosted Website

    OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with the benefits of open and verifiable sources.


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  • EL-Hyper Protector

    Commercial Windows Website

    Allows you to control the windows applications, security, Internet, websites and usage time in your computer in a comprehensive way. This software can be used as: Parental Controls, Employee Monitor, Student Helper and Self Monitoring Tools.


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  • Kerio Control

    Commercial Linux Website

    Protect your network from viruses, malware and malicious activity with Kerio Control, the easy-to-administer yet powerful all-in-one security solution.

    Kerio Control brings together multiple capabilities -- including a network firewall and router, intrusion detection and prevention (IPS), gateway anti-virus, VPN and content filtering. These comprehensive capabilities and unmatched deployment flexibility make Kerio Control the ideal choice for small and mid-sized businesses.


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  • Appliances

  • pfSense

    Free BSD Website

    pfSense is a free and open source firewall and router that also features unified threat management, load balancing, multi WAN, and more.


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  • DansGuardian

    Free Mac Linux BSD Website

    DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter which currently runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Mac OS X, HP-UX, and Solaris. It filters the actual content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, PICS filtering and URL filtering. It does not purely filter based on a banned list of sites like lesser totally commercial filters.


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  • Pluckeye

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android Website

    Pluckeye is a filter designed with compulsive users of porn in mind.

    When Pluckeye is first installed, all images on the Internet are blocked.

    The user then typically whitelists sites from which images are allowed, and sets a waiting period that prevents the user from adding new rules and accessing additional images before the waiting period has expired.

    Pluckeye supports scheduled access, accountability, and a few other features.

    It is primarily for the person hoping to quit porn, but it is also used by people who simply want to limit their own access to sites such as gmail or facebook and to avoid clickbait.


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  • E2Guardian

    Free Linux Website

    e2guardian is an Open Source web content filter, It filters the actual content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, request header and URL filtering, etc. It does not purely filter based on a banned list of sites.


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  • Clam AntiVirus

    Free Mac Windows Linux BSD Website

    Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and advanced tool for automatic database updates. The core of the package is an anti-virus engine available in a form of shared library.

    ClamAVis also available for Windows as the result of a partnership between Immunet Corporation (http://www.immunet.com ) and Sourcefire, Inc. (http://www.sourcefire.com ). It is designed to provide the ClamAV community with a free Windows-specific Anti-Virus (AV) solution using an advanced Cloud-based protection mechanism.
    Smallest of all AV-applications: only 3.45MB download-file (32bit).
    You can use ClamAV For Windows as a stand-alone, host-based AV solution, or in conjunction with your pre-installed AV solution to provide enhanced detection for the latest malware threats.


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  • Diladele Web Safety

    Commercial Windows Linux BSD Website

    Web Safety for Squid Proxy (aka qlproxy) is an ICAP web filtering server that integrates with Squid proxy installed in your network, which provides rich web and content filtering platform to sanitize Internet traffic.



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  • Untangle

    Commercial Linux Website

    Untangle is a platform for deploying network based applications. The platform unites these applications around a common GUI, database and reporting. Applications on the Untangle platform inspect network traffic simultaneously, which greatly reduces the resource requirements of each individual application. Untangle can act as a complete unified threat management (UTM) box, going beyond just a basic firewall or router. It's aimed at small-to-medium businesses and enthusiast home users. It runs in line as a network gateway, so it allows control of all devices connecting to the network. Untangle offers a free, open source Lite Package as well as a full-featured, commercial Premium Package. Untangle has about 40,000 installations worldwide protecting over 2 million people in businesses, schools and other organizations.


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  • CacheGuard-OS

    Commercial Windows VirtualBox VMware vSphere Hypervisor Microsoft Hyper-V Server Proxmox Virtual Environment Website

    CacheGuard OS is an Appliance oriented Operating System dedicated to Web traffic Security and Optimization.


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