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Senso For Microsoft Teams Chat: Safeguarding Students

Senso answers frequently asked questions regarding Microsoft teams chat monitoring and safeguarding software.

Safeguarding Microsoft Teams

Online Learning

In a post-pandemic age, millions – if not billions – of us have had to adapt to a new normal. The Covid-19 pandemic had forced about half the world’s population into some form of a lockdown by April 2020, and online learning was a sudden and necessary arrival.

Microsoft Teams Usage

Microsoft Teams has experienced explosive growth over the last year and a half.

Starting with 32 million active daily users on March 12th 2020, this number had more than doubled by April 27th 2021 to 145 million daily active users (Statista). With so many lockdowns and restrictions in place, educators and learners were forced to adapt to a new style of learning very quickly, and not all are completely comfortable with Teams as of yet.

Senso have produced a comprehensive online monitoring software that seamlessly blends with Microsoft Teams, recognising the increased need for safeguarding staff and students when learning is done at a distance.

Unfortunately, the internet is rife with explicit and harmful content, and educators have a duty of care towards their students. That’s why Senso offers a safeguarding app designed to identify violations through the use of A.I generated software. Wondering what we do to keep you and your classroom safe? Read on to find your FAQs answered.


What do you monitor?
Our Artificial Intelligence (A.I) monitors chat messages and inspects images for threats and violations.
What violations do you look for?
Anything considered a violation – something that causes a safeguarding concern – is monitored and recorded to be acted upon. This can include words, pictures, and online searches of restricted or dangerous content.
Can I only see violations at the time they were made?
Senso’s unique dashboard feature provides you with graphs and statistics that break down violations made in Teams over time. You will be able to see which user made the violation and the severity.
How do I set up for Senso for Teams?

You’ll be pleased to know that our software is agentless, meaning we get you up and running as smoothly as possible with minimal disruptions.
What can I do if something concerns me?
Senso have developed a ‘report a concern’ feature, allowing the service user to report any violations made in Teams.

Monitoring software for Microsoft teams

What scale can I use Senso for Teams for?
Senso have the capability to cover a wide range. Whether you are a small business, or a whole school with hundreds of devices to oversee, we can oversee.
How do you decide which words are flagged as violations?
We have a keyword library, which has been developed alongside some of the world’s leading safeguarding organisations, and are updated twice monthly to ensure maximum safety.
What are your keywords?
You can find our keyword library here.
How does the software detect inappropriate images?
Every image sent on Teams is scanned through our A.I. based visual threat detection engine, and will alert if it falls into any of the restricted categories. You can find the categories here.
How much does it cost?
Senso prides ourselves on world-class device monitoring and management at competitive pricing. You can find our pricing points here.
How do I know you are reputable?
Senso are a registered and recognized Microsoft Teams partner. This means Microsoft trusts us to provide top-level safeguarding for our clients using Teams.

Senso pride themselves on their attention to customer satisfaction, and are there to provide support at every stage. From initial consultations, to after-sales service, our dedicated team of industry experts are ready to offer you advice and support all the way through your Senso journey. If you’re interested in our Senso for Teams package, or have any other questions about our other products, don’t hesitate to call us on 0115 857 3776 today.