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Awareness Technologies Releases Free Remote Blocking Software for Parents

New BlockSmart Software Arms Parents with Top-Rated Tool to Stay on Top of Growing Online Threats

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29, 2011

LOS ANGELES , Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to aide parents in protecting their child's online activity, Awareness Technologies, the makers of WebWatcher, the only remote parental control and computer monitoring software application, today announced a new software program called BlockSmart that will help parents to remotely prevent their children from accessing inappropriate websites for free of charge.

“Today, children have the ability to access anything and everything on the Internet and parents need the proper safeguards to protect their children from the escalating amount of inappropriate content and threats that children can easily come across online,” said Brad Miller , CEO and Chairman of Awareness Technologies. “BlockSmart provides an easy and powerful tool for all concerned parents who want to protect their children from explicit websites and we're making it available free of charge. With its secure, web-based interface, parents can access their account from anywhere, at any time giving them the peace of mind to block inappropriate websites in real-time.”

In a recent review from CNET's Download.com, BlockSmart received an Editors' “Outstanding” rating with 4 1/2 stars out of 5 stars. The review highlighted BlockSmart as an easy, customizable option for parents to prevent their children from visiting unsafe websites by working as an antivirus and routinely updating as new threats appear. The CNET review can be found here.

BlockSmart allows users to install the software and then access it remotely from anywhere over the Internet. In three easy steps, concerned parents can feel at ease knowing what their children are viewing online. For more information on BlockSmart, visit http://blocksmartsoftware.com/.

About Awareness Technologies

As the pioneer in Unified Insider Threat Prevention, Awareness Technologies' SaaS-based service is easily available and affordable for businesses of any size – especially the SMB market. Architected at the endpoint, clients can access 4 technologies including DLP, web filtering, employee monitoring and laptop recovery, through one agent download and one control console.  Awareness Technologies has over 10,000 businesses world-wide currently depending on its solutions to protect their data from insider threats, and has been named on the 2011 Inc. 5000 and 2011 Software 500. For more information, please visit www.awarenesstechnologies.com.

SOURCE Awareness Technologies

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