Web Browser Security

Modern web browsers represent a major source of and platform for vulnerabilities within companies and organizations (think plug-ins). They also offer an additional layer of protection on the endpoint, with malware and phishing reputation services becoming standard.

Several companies are now offering free, web based browser security checks including:

– Qualys Browser Check, http://browsercheck.qualys.com
– Symantec, http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/home.asp
– BrowserScope, http://www.browserscope.org

Its important that you take the time to test your web browsers security and these tools can do just that!