SurfControl's Internet Safety Software to ISP's Customers

In a vital step to help parents protect their children online, TATA Indicom - India's largest Internet Service Provider - is offering award-winning Internet safety software, CyberPatrol, from SurfControl. CyberPatrol helps protect children online and gives parents a powerful tool to monitor and guard from online dangers. TATA Indicom is a brand of Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited, India's leading provider of international telecommunications and Internet services.

The second-most populated country in the world, India has seen an astounding 684 percent increase in Internet usage among residents since 2000. Today, India ranks fifth among countries for the highest number of Internet users, accounting for 4 percent of the worldwide total.

CyberPatrol 7.5 features "Ready-to-Go Filtering, " enabling parents to easily choose from pre-set, environment-specific filters during installation to immediately begin protecting against offensive and pornographic materials, as well as safeguard against Spyware and Phishing sites. Also added is age-specific Web Filter Settings for quick filtering set-up that can be reviewed and fine-tuned to a user's needs at any time.

In addition to Web filtering, other CyberPatrol features include:
* Time Management tools to set pre-determined times when Internet access is allowed or for use of specific programs such as games
* Filtering of newsgroups, Web sites, chat and instant messaging
* Monitoring and logging gives parents the opportunity to check their children's surfing habits
* ChatGard monitors and filters offensive words and phrases and protects personal information.

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