Block Search Results When Strict Safe Search Is Off
Enforce safe search by blocking search results for end
users on supported search engines until they set the safe search
settings to the strictest level.
Where can I use
What do I need?
Advanced URL Filtering license (or a legacy URL filtering
Legacy URL filtering licenses are discontinued,
but active legacy licenses are still
Prisma Access licenses usually include Advanced
URL Filtering capabilities.
If you enable Safe Search Enforcement, the default
behavior of the firewall is to block search results for end users
searching on Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, or Youtube search engines until
they set their safe search setting to the strictest available option.
By default, the URL filtering safe search block page displays in
their browser. The predefined block page provides
a link to the search settings for the search engine used, so that
users can adjust the safe search setting. You can customize the safe
search block page to meet your organization’s specific needs.
you plan to use this method to enforce safe search, communicate
this policy to your end users before implementing it. If you prefer
to automatically redirect end users’ search query URLs to strict
safe search versions, then enable strict safe search
Palo Alto Networks can no longer
detect if Google SafeSearch is on due to changes in Google’s implementation.
As a result, the firewall cannot enforce safe search using this
method. You may still enforce safe search transparently. However,
we cannot guarantee that Google will filter out explicit images