How to Secure Web Browsing

Publicado em: 12/10/2023
Autor: yeti lab
Assunto: Sem categoria
Tempo de leitura: 1 minuto

The web browser is a complex piece of software. It can be used to browse web pages, videos, images and forms. It was initially designed to display text documents, it now handles all of the various media that are accessible on the Internet. This makes it more challenging for security professionals to secure, as it is brimming with “weak points” that attackers can exploit.

It is crucial to make sure that your security settings are set to the highest possible level, whether you use the default software preloaded on your PC or another browser you’ve downloaded. This will decrease the possibility of malware slipping through and infiltrating your system. It’s a good idea to use your browser with a limited account that doesn’t have administrator rights. Even if malware does manage to override the security settings of your browser, it won’t be able to manipulate your system.

Additionally, it’s a good idea to educate your users about secure browsing habits and best practices. You can teach them to disable auto-complete and clear passwords regularly and always select the highest security level in the browser. It is also important to remind them of the importance of websites that clearly state how their data will be collected and used. This information can usually be found in the website’s privacy policy or the user agreement. Security platforms for browsers are also available to eliminate blind spots by monitoring and analyzing sessions on the internet for threats and risks. These are devices-independent and secure for managed mobile devices, as well as unmanaged ones, including BYOD devices and third-party unmanaged mobile devices.