A modern web filter can now offer far superior security than older versions, and can help to understand traffic from the web, making it easier to filter out sections of webpages that are forbidden.
With security in mind, a modern web filter will be able to understand the data regarding its content, and any content that has latched onto a trusted site will be picked out instantly. A modern web filter can also protect a business from inappropriate content that could perhaps cause legal issues. From the downloading of illegal material to pornography, the content will be blocked instantly.
With employee productivity at the top of every employer’s priority list, a web content filter that is poorly set up can have a negative impact on productivity, as it will stop the correct content from being displayed, resulting in the inability of employees to carry out their job. A correctly set up web filter will allow relevant data in whilst blocking the data that could be troublesome. Webpages are not completely blocked but show only the content that matters to the employee.