How they compare
GoGuardian / Securly
IMTLazarus works on any device, at home for remote learning or in the classroom. When students log in to their school Google account on Chromebooks or another device, the filter works to protect students.
GoGuardian / Securly work across school devices and browsers. They also offer stolen device tracking.
Technology administrators can install IMTLazarus within a few minutes. From there, the filter uses AI to do all the work. Technology administrators don’t have to maintain lists or policies.
In GoGuardian / Securly, technology administrators need to set up policies for organizational units, time of day or place. To do this, they enter URLs, categories, apps or extensions. They can also set up triggers that will alert administrators.
With IMTLazarus, teachers can approve a site in-the-moment to give a learner or group access. Students can also request approval for a site as they research or work on school assignments.
GoGuardian / Securly require technology administrators to make changes in policies if teachers want students to access certain websites.
IMTLazarus works in real-time to mute audio or blur inappropriate images, text or video. Technology administrators don’t need to block YouTube, set up policies or manually select options. IMTLazarus works on its own to instantly protect learners.
In GoGuardian / Securly, technology administrators need to set up YouTube filtering. They can select options for blocking comments, sidebars and live chats. They can also restrict YouTube content by student age and set up a filtering policy by blocking specific videos or keywords.
Video, audio, images and text
IMTLazarus uses AI to analyze context across all online activity. It does not block websites or web pages that can be used for learning. Instead, it blurs or mutes only the parts learners should not see or hear.
GoGuardian / Securly block websites and webpages but does not blur images and video or mute audio on a webpage.
Zoom and Google Meet
IMTLazarus Filter blurs out any inappropriate text or images during remote video class meetings. Because the web filter works in real-time, teachers can focus on instruction.
GoGuardian Admin does not blur text or images in real-time. Instead, it blocks websites or URLs.
Google games and games on Sites
IMTLazarus automatically blocks Google games and games on Google Sites that find their way through other web filters.
With GoGuardian / Securly, technology administrators need to set up a policy to block Google games and games on Google Sites by entering URLs.
Ads and tracking
IMTLazarus Filter ads and tracking and anonymizes Google searches.
GoGuardian / Securly offer a separate products that block tracking and ads from websites and YouTube.
Mental health detection
IMTLazarus offers a Wellness Module that monitors students’ mental health. Across online activity, it detects signs of self-harm and cyberbullying and sends administrators mental health alerts.
GoGuardian / Securly offer a separate product to monitor student mental health and identify at-risk students.