What's the best way to secure devices for your school or district?
It can be overwhelming to face so many options for securing school networks and devices, and each school or district has its own variables. Do you use only Apple devices? Chromebook? Do you have a combination of, say, Chromebook and iPad?
Here are the nuts and bolts on what Jamf has to offer to keep students, teachers, administrators and devices safe and secure.
Transform device security for staff, educators and students.
Jamf offers two different endpoint security solutions to schools: Jamf Safe Internet and Jamf Protect for education. Both work with Jamf Connect for a secure, encrypted connection that further increases security.
Jamf Safe Internet provides safe, private connections for students.
Jamf Safe Internet combines best-in-class network threat prevention and a vast content-filtering database to block unsafe content and malicious attacks from malware or phishing. It's a simple interface that integrates seamlessly with Jamf School, meant to be easy and intuitive for everyone to use.
Jamf Safe Internet:
Protects end users against phishing, malware threats, and more
Enforces acceptable use policies
Provides robust content filtering across every app on a device
Ensures that students are protected with Google Safe Search and YouTube Restricted Mode, even when working independently or off-site
Offers heightened security without invading privacy
Jamf Protect is endpoint protection built exclusively for Apple.
Jamf Protect for education analyzes macOS system events and uses native Apple security tools to offer Apple-focused telemetry and on-device detections. With unparalleled visibility into Mac, iOS and iPad devices and real-time measurement against CIS benchmarks, organizations can improve their security postures. It's a solution meant for use by IT administration, with more customization and options than Jamf Safe Internet.
Offers visibility into built-in macOS, iOS, and iPad security tools
Delivers real-time alerts to analyze activity and proactively respond
Audits against CIS benchmarks
Keeps students and staff secure without impacting the user experience
Integrates with your SIEM to provide insights into your Apple fleet
Which is best for our school? Do we need both?
This quick reference list can help you sort out what solutions fit your school's unique combination of hardware and software.
|Safe Internet||Protect (Education)|
| School-specific security |
Combines content filtering, phishing and malware protection
| Mac endpoint security |
Prevents known Mac malware threats, detects and prevents other Mac-specific threats and streams endpoint telemetry
| iPad schools |
Best for schools exclusively using iPad
| Non-MacBook schools |
Best for iPad plus Chrome or, coming soon, Windows
| Best Mac protection |
Combining Jamf Safe Internet with Jamf Protect is best for schools and districts using Mac computers and MacBooks
| Fully Jamf integrated |
Full integration with Jamf Pro, Jamf School and Jamf Connect
How does Jamf Connect fit into school security?
Jamf Connect offers an encrypted connection and allows for simple user provisioning through a cloud identity service with multi-factor authentication. Identity-based, it secures and encrypts connections regardless of where students and teachers access school materials.
Jamf Connect offers the flexibility to centrally and remotely manage users, groups and passwords. It’s fully compatible with both Jamf Safe Internet and Jamf Protect.
Whether Jamf Safe Internet, Jamf Protect or combining both is best for your school or district, integrating these security solutions with Jamf Connect offers complete network and endpoint security that is vital for schools.
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