URL Category Groups

The following table describes the URL Category Groups. Use it to understand which URL category groups are most appropriate to select with defining URL category objects at Adding/Editing URL Category Group Objects.

Table 1. Grouping Definitions for URL Categories

Category Group



Websites generally considered inappropriate for children.


Websites related to business, employment, or commerce.

Communications and Search

Websites that provide tools and services for online communications and searches.


Websites that do not fall into or have not been classified into the other categories.

Internet Security

Potentially harmful websites, including those known to distribute malicious software.


Websites about religious, political, or sexual preferences, as well as recreation and entertainment.

Network Bandwidth

Websites offering services that can significantly impact the speed of the endpoint's Internet connection.