Each company needs a filter for internet access

  • 64% percent of employees visit non-work related websites every day at work
  • 78% of people claim to know the risks associated with clicking unknown links and yet still click these links
URLfilterDB offers prime internet filtering software.  A URL filter is a software program that resides on a proxy server and blocks undesired web pages on the Internet, based on web page URLs.  The URL filter can be configured to block certain types (categories) of web pages.  URLfilterDB focuses exclusively on filtering consumer websites your employees visit for personal interest; it does not block any sites that your organization needs to access for daily business.  The core products of URLfilterDB are:

ufdbGuard for Squid   Open Source logo

ufdbGuard is an extremely fast and free URL filter.  It is designed to work with our URLfilterDB database, but it may also be used with another database or text input file.  And best of all, it’s free for use. With ufdbGuard one can have different policies for different groups of users, create user-defined URL tables, and query user authorities like LDAP, Kerberos or Active Directory to import the usernames of the groups.

ufdbGuard APIs

The 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.

ufdbGuard Query Server

The ufdbGuard Query Server is a daemon that accepts URL classification queries from hundreds of thousands of clients and is intended to serve apps on smartphones and small appliances.

URL database

The URL database of URLfilterDB can be used by ufdbGuard, the ufdbGuard API and the REST API
URL filtering by ufdbGuard
ufdbGuard and the URL database from URLfilterDB are an extremely cost-effective and high-quality URL filter.  This URL filter enables you to enforce an Internet Usage Policy.  This policy might prohibit your employees from reading personal emails, visit entertainment websites, use VPNs, Tor, SSH tunnels, SafeSurf etc.  The ufdbGuard API is a software library that can be incorporated in 3rd party applications.  Our products offer high quality in blocking only those URLs you do not want visited by your users, while not unintentionally blocking any websites that should be allowed for access.  Depending on the web surfing behavior of the users, bandwidth usage on your network may decrease by 40%.  Blocking advertisements and trackers results in reduced bandwidth usage and reduced loading times of web pages. URLfilterDB offers the best return on investment!

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