Jun 27, 2016

Microsoft Approves DigiTar, Inc. as Tier-1 Cloud Solution Provider for Microsoft

Pressemitteilung / Press Release

Boise, ID USA – 27 June 2016: DigiTar, Inc. today announces Microsoft’s Approval of DigiTar, Inc. for Microsoft’s Tier-1 Cloud Solution Provider “CSP” program.

Starting today DigiTar owns the complete Microsoft customer lifecycle, allowing it to easily sell Office 365™ and Windows Intune™ subscriptions and help customers take advantage of cloud services by owning the entire billing process and directly managing support.

“To meet the growing demand of our cloud-based solutions, we’re thrilled to expand the capabilities for cloud partners under the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program,” said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft Corp. “ By joining the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program, partners will deepen customer relationships and expand business opportunities in the cloud.”

“DigiTar has innovated in cloud technologies for more than a decade and believes that joining the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program allows us to build stronger relationships with our customers and provide them with the best cloud solutions to propel their business.” said DigiTar President, Dale Williams.

Jun 2, 2016

Guten Tag, Bonjour, Goededag & Hello from Amsterdam!

Announcing DigiTar’s New WebProtectMe™ European Web filtering Center in Amsterdam!

What can Users expect?
  • In Central Europe, Germany, France, Benelux and the UK, enjoy your Web Search pages displayed on your Mobile devices up to 100x faster.
  • Throughout Europe, WebProtectMe’s super-smart “geo-load-balancing” service will automatically direct your search to the closest filtering center to your IP address.
  • Also, with the New Amsterdam Center, DigiTar’s WebProtectMe protection service has the fastest routes to our Eastern Europe and the Middle East customers.
  • The WebProtectMe Safe Browser checks every 30 minutes to make sure you’re using DigiTar’s best & closest filtering center. Everything happens automatically, no user actions required!
Jun 1, 2016

Announcing DigiTar’s WebProtectMe™ Web Filtering Protection Services approved and available in Israel!

An exciting milestone & new opportunities event!

  • Israel can now enjoy advanced Web protection while Searching webpages on their Mobile devices at speeds previously unavailable.
  • Throughout Europe, WebProtectMe’s super-smart “geo-load-balancing” service will automatically direct your search to the closest filtering center to your IP address.
  • WebProtectMe’s super-smart “geo-load-balancing” service will automatically direct your search to the closest filtering center to your IP address.
  • The WebProtectMe Safe Browser checks every 30 minutes to make sure you’re using DigiTar’s best & closest filtering center. Everything happens automatically, no user actions required!
  • High Performance – DigiTar’s New Amsterdam Center provides WebProtectMe protection services with the fastest execution routes to our new Israel customers.
May 20, 2016

WebProtectMe Safe Browser 2.0.30 is out!

iCloud-assisted setup,
iPad Pro optimized
& bug fixes.

We’ve been hard at work on enhancing Safe Browser with new features, and a few important bug fixes (there’s more goodies coming soon too!).

We’re proud to announce a few new features…

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Sep 14, 2015

WebProtectMe Safe Browser 2.0.16

Safe Browser 2.0 is out! Special features for iOS 9!

Try browsing Handoff, Spotlight history & bookmark search, Split View & more!

We’ve been hard at work on enhancing Safe Browser with exciting new features, including special features for iOS 9! This is our biggest release since 1.0!

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Mar 27, 2015

Church Keeps Families Safe & Accountable Online

Kids stumble on graphic pictures. Lonely students search for information on violence and suicide. Good men and husbands struggle with the powerful temptation of pornography.

These aren’t problems that affect other people; they’re hard challenges our families deal with.

Big Bear Baptist WPM Flyer

Luke Angus at First Baptist Church of Big Bear Valley was searching for a way to help families in the community ensure the positive web experiences they wanted. First Baptist reaches roughly 150 kids in their area in middle school, high school, and some college age as well.

“There aren’t that many solutions for families out there, and everything I tested left a lot to be desired,” said Luke. It was then he discovered WebProtectMe. Its family and parental controls acted less like a snooping hall monitor and more like a trusted trail guide, helping families keep away from the dangers and pitfalls of the full internet in their pocket while providing peace of mind and increased trust for every member of the family.

“What impressed me the most is it actually works as a web browser. That was the biggest problem with the other solutions I tried: They were very slow and crashed so much, they were just unusable.”  A child might have to live with that, but no teenager or adult would put up with it, Luke explained. He was surprised when WebProtectMe not only provided great filtering, but was actually reliable and well maintained—crafted with the web experience an adult would expect.

Protecting Families & Guiding Accountability

“The search for a solution started with our high school guys group…it’s a pretty powerful thing for a teenage guy to ask his parents for help staying accountable rather than the other way around.  Apple’s built-in parental controls were largely worthless…so many false positives I had to go through nearly every site on a regular basis and whitelist each one. WebProtectMe’s ability to whitelist sites remotely is genius and incredibly helpful. Some of my high school guys served as testers for  other safe browser apps, and within a few days, not a single guy would continue using them. They were not well maintained or developed—slow, crashy, and unreliable.

WebProtectMe has worked really well and they’ve been very supportive of us and our program.”

Luke Angus, Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church of Big Bear Valley

Mar 12, 2015

Safe Browser 1.10 is out! Search Phrase Blocking, Tumblr Safe Search, and SafeArmor Privacy!

We’ve been hard at work on enhancing Safe Browser with new Safe Search features and even better Privacy!

So we’re proud to announce our expanded safe searching features:

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Jan 28, 2015

Safe Browser 1.9.22 Released to the App Store!

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Improved printing.  Now prints the entire loaded web page, not just the visible area. Full support for PDF printing including landscape and portrait orientation PDFs.
  • Reset your password from within the app. Forget your WebProtectMe password? Now you can initiate a password reset from within the app (you can still reset you password from webprotectme.com too). Just tap the “Forgot Password” button on screens that require your password. You will need to be able to access the master account’s e-mail address to complete the password reset.

How do you update?

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Aug 6, 2013

DigiTar and the Patriot Act

There is a lot of concern and discussion among lawyers, regulators, academics and others about:

“Can a global cloud hosting services provider be forced by its government to access and disclose data which is stored by its customers in their cloud or dedicated hosted environments in foreign countries?”

The intent of this written declaration is to explain DigiTar’s view of the law, and our approach to this issue.

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Aug 6, 2013

The NSA PRISM Program & Privacy Issues

By now practically everyone has heard about the “PRISM Program” run by the NSA and the volume of discussions among lawyers, reporters, bloggers, academics and others about whether Internet companies can be forced by the government to access and disclose data which is stored by its customers in their cloud or dedicated hosted environments.

This written statement is intended to explain DigiTar’s view of the program, and our approach to the issue.

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