It is essential that we provide educators with the most effective and intuitive tools possible in order to help them be the most effective for their students. Edtech solutions can be very helpful in achieving this. However, alongside the increased use of technology in educational spaces, there is also an increased risk of security and privacy issues. With this in mind, Jamf, Apple’s enterprise management standard, has announced the launch of Jamf Safe Internet, which will be available this summer.
To provide context, Jamf is known for creating a software platform that aims to make teaching and learning simpler and more effective. They help schools provide an active learning environment for everyone with iPad, Mac and Apple TV devices. The software integrates seamlessly with Apple School Manager, enhancing Apple’s deployment and management workflows, including features such as SIS onboarding, device configuration, shared iPad features, and data management. classroom.
There are four distinct features within the Jamf Education branch: Jamf Teacher, Jamf Parent, Jamf Student, and Jamf Assessment. Each is carefully organized to include functions that help play a part in the educational journey. Jamf Teacher seeks to help teachers manage their classroom and lessons while keeping students focused, Jamf Parents lets parents manage which apps and websites their students can access, and the Jamf Student feature gives students restricted permissions on their own devices. Jamf Assessment provides remote proctoring of high-stakes online assessment exams with proper supervision – from remote locations. It meets security requirements and is compatible with all modern video conferencing platforms.
Now, Jamf has gone even further with the launch of a new feature, Jamf Safe Internet, with which they simply aim to provide powerful and safe learning with Apple devices.
Jamf Safe Internet combines content filtering and network threat prevention features that block dangerous content and malicious attacks so students can learn safely anywhere. This includes protection against malware and phishing attacks. Jamf Safe Internet is driven by an extensive content filtering database and includes lightweight technology to filter results without invading student privacy or sacrificing the learning experience provided by Apple devices.
Jamf Safe Internet will be available for macOS and iOS this summer.
Jamf, the standard in Apple business management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of administrators exclusively dedicated to Apple, Jamf Nation.