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2002 Tech Tip: Securing Your Web Browser

  • January 2002
  • This tech tip contains discussion about ways to secure your web browser.
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Publisher: CERT Division
  • Abstract

    This paper will help you configure your web browser for safer internet surfing. It is written for home computer users, students, small business workers, and any other person who works with limited Information Technology (IT) support and broadband (cable modem, DSL) or dial-up con-nectivity. Although the information in this document may be applicable to users with formal IT support as well, organizational IT policies should supersede these recommendations. If you are responsible for IT policies for your organization, please consider implementing these recommen-dations as part of your policy.

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