Secure Your School’s Computers

Fortres101 version 4.1 is a security solution for PCs that are at risk fortampering. This latest version includes an option to block all hard diskbrowsing, and also offers one-click online software updates. Through itscentral control module, the software provides varying security levels for anynumber of user groups, such as teachers, students, and administrators.Administrators can match security preferences to specific user groups or singleusers, thus eliminating the need to change those features for each individualgroup member. Administrators can also deploy security configuration changesover the network, without rebooting or logging out, so that approved studentscan gain immediate access to a file or application that is normally prohibited.In addition, Fortres 101 supports and secures third party Internet filtering.

Fortres 101 offers precise control over every system function,without altering system files or impeding applications. The software letsadministrators easily pinpoint a file, folder, application, or Windows functionand assign it a variety of security options that take effect immediately. Whenthe software is used centrally, an individual user’s security settings willfollow him or her from machine to machine, based on his or her log ininformation. The software also provides advanced Web filtering tools, andadministrators can easily block or unblock URLs to customize their Webfiltering. Fortres Grand Corp.,Plymouth, IN, (800) 331-0372, www.fortres.com.

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.

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