Content Monitoring

Safeguarding pupils using content monitoring software (Policy Central)

Content Monitoring software enables you to monitor activity across school laptops and desktops for the purpose of safeguarding and protecting your school, staff and students.  Any potential inappropriate activity is highlighted to allow your school to take any necessary action. 

Service includes 

Site wide licence. Access to standard reports. Guidance on policies. Data retention for 3 months. Software upgrades and deployment. 

Link2ICT Digital Monitoring Service

The Link2ICT Digital Monitoring Service protects pupils by monitoring, capturing and alerting schools to potentially harmful content or behaviour.  Show Ofsted that you are taking your responsibilities seriously by allowing Link2ICT’s safeguarding professionals to monitor your system on your behalf. By subscribing to the Link2ICT Digital Monitoring Service, you will receive scheduled summary reports and email alerts driven by incidents that have taken place within your school. You will also retain full ownership and access to the data, stored securely as per requirements of the Data Protection Act. 

Service includes

Monitoring of all PCs and Macs running the Future Digital content monitoring software, and analysis of the data captured for your school during term time. The captures and reports will be assessed according to the level of risk in line with guidance from:

  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre
  •  NSPCC
  •  Internet Watch Foundation
  •  British Standards Institute Specification PAS 74: Internet safety – Access control systems for the protection of  children online