A basic but effect platform!
January 14, 2023

A basic but effect platform!

Mithil Patel | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Software Version

DNSFilter Basic

Overall Satisfaction with DNSFilter

We use DNSFilter to filter and block unwanted internet content, such as malware, phishing sites, and other malicious content on our website domain. It also allows administrators to set custom policies and create whitelists and blacklists of specific sites. We used it for web filtering and blocking. Also Advanced threat protection and it has been helpful.


  • Web filtering and blocking
  • Advanced threat protection
  • URL and domain filtering


  • Improved scalability: As an organization's needs grow and evolve, the software should be able to scale up and handle an increasing number of users and devices.
  • More granular controls: The ability to set more detailed and specific policies, such as the ability to block certain types of content for specific groups of users, would give organizations more flexibility and control over their internet usage.
  • Advanced threat protection: Increasing the software's ability to detect and protect against advanced threats such as zero-day exploits and APTs would provide a more comprehensive security solution.
  • User-based filtering
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Advanced threat protection
  • types of malicious content, DNSFilter can help organizations protect themselves from security threats and data breaches. This can lead to a reduced risk of costly data breaches and reputation damage, as well as a lower total cost of ownership for security solutions.
  • Increased productivity: By enforcing internet usage policies and controlling access to non-work-related sites, DNSFilter can help organizations increase productivity and reduce distractions for employees.
  • Reduced Internet access : Depending on the strictness of the filtering policies, DNSFilter can also block access to legitimate websites, this could decrease productivity as employees may spend more time trying to access sites that they need to complete their job.
Easy to implement and manage. DNSfilter was relatively simple to implement and can be managed from a central location, which makes it easy for IT staff to monitor and update the filter's settings. It was also a cost-effective platform to improve an organization's security and productivity without the need for additional hardware or software.

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Block access to malicious or unwanted internet content: DNSFilter's ability to block access to known malware, phishing sites and other types of malicious content can help protect organizations from security threats and data breaches. Enforce internet usage policies: By setting custom policies and creating whitelists and blacklists of specific sites, organizations can control and monitor how their employees and other users access the internet. This can help to prevent employees from visiting non-work-related sites and potentially expose the organization to security risks. Monitoring and track internet usage is a good use case too. DNSFilter's reporting and analytics features can help organizations understand how their employees and other users are accessing the internet, identify potential security risks, and make more informed decisions about their internet usage policies.


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