A web browser is the portal to the outside world. Learn how browser security tools, such as SmartScreen Filter, updates, and Enhanced Protection Mode, can keep you safe from ransomware and other threats.
- [Instructor] A web browser is the portal…to the outside world where we obtain information…in a wide variety of formats from viewing content…on a webpage to emailing, watching video,…chatting, and playing games.…Defense-in-depth applies to safe browsing as well.…In a Windows operating system, users can access…the web using Internet Explorer.…Many feel Internet Explorer is insecure.…As a result, Edge is now the default browser…on a Windows operating system.…
Like most browsers, you can configure…Internet Explorer or Edge to provide…another layer of security such as deciding…if you want to allow cookies, how and when sites…can use your location information,…and blocking unwanted pop-ups.…Microsoft continually provides security enhancements…that protect against attacks that exploit…the browser or operating system.…Even casual browsing can lead to a drive-by download…or a malware attack.…
The SmartScreen filter provides anti-phishing…that examines web pages for suspicious behavior,…checks reputation, along with examining…
- How ransomware works
- Types of ransomware
- Safeguarding Windows
- Securing your router
- Updating software and operating systems
- Spam, phishing, and spoofing
- Reporting ransomware
Skill Level Beginner
Ransomware: Practical Reverse Engineeringwith Malcolm Shore1h 22m Intermediate
Malware: Defense and Responsewith Scott M Burrell40m 46s Intermediate
Windows Performance Toolkit: Malware Analysiswith Thomas Pantels1h 4m Intermediate
1. Ransomware Overview
2. Types of Ransomware
3. Safeguarding Windows
4. Good Practice
Next steps1m 25s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.