WHO IS BASCOM?
BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc, Hauppauge, NY, is an innovative software development and professional services firm specializing in security and curriculum enhancement solutions that ensure the safe and effective educational use of the Internet. Since its founding in 1996, BASCOM has produced patented security and filtering software, Internet curriculum building tools, and community building web portals for various learning environments, including schools, community technology centers, facilities for at-risk youth (including juvenile justice), and public libraries. Additional BASCOM software are offered to Internet service providers featuring both customer premise and centralized Internet management systems that deliver web filtering combined with network security components and educational web content.
WHY IS THERE A NEED FOR BASCOM'S SOFTWARE OFFERINGS?
BASCOM software fills a void in a market that has been unaddressed by technology companies and overlooked by traditional education companies. BASCOM strikes a unique and innovative balance between the traditional needs of networking security professionals and the special needs of educators in learning environments tasked with integrating the Internet into their curriculum. No other company offers a software solution that combines web enhanced curriculum building tools with classroom/program-based, educator managed Internet filtering.
WHAT IS BASCOM'S DESIGN PHILOSOPHY?
BASCOM empowers educators, program directors, and librarians to decide how the Internet should be used in their particular learning environment, while operating within the established Acceptable Use Policy of their organization.
WHAT ARE BASCOM'S SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS?
™: BASCOM’s Anywhere Filter delivers mobile filtering for your devices no matter where they connect to the Internet—at home, in school, using public WiFi or personal hotspots. It can work hand in hand with your existing filter and deploys as a virtualized filter or on a maintenance-free appliance.
™: BASCOM’s Frontera is an Internet security solution that combines advanced web and mobile filtering with a full-featured firewall, access reporting, and other networking components. It delivers a superior solution on a virtualized filter or maintenance-free appliance.
PATRONUS™: BASCOM's Patronus is a flexible Internet filtering solution designed specifically for public libraries.
™: BASCOM’s My Communitas is a cloud-based solution used to quickly deploy a customized online center for the collaboration of web resources/learning materials and the sharing of best practices within your learning community.
GLOBAL CHALKBOARD™: BASCOM's flagship product, the Global Chalkboard, is an innovative Internet security and teaching tool for K-12 schools and community organizations that was designed with, and enhanced through, the constant input and feedback of professional educators.
BASCOM makes its core technology available through OEMs, Value Added Resellers (VARs), integrators and ISPs.
Upgrades, patches, content updates and backups to all BASCOM solutions are automatically and remotely administered. BASCOM Customer Care Representatives are also available for support.
Peter Cirasole, President/Chief Executive Officer
Bob DeRosa, Chief Technology Officer
Bob McDermott, Chief Financial Officer