Security Tips: Browsing the Web

Security Tips: Browsing the Web

English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 44KHz 2ch | 0h 56m | 146 MB

One of the biggest concerns when it comes to the internet is security. When we browse the web, we often have to contend with a variety of threats to our personal information and security. In this course, instructor Scott Simpson describes the basics of how the web works, and introduces threats that we might face as we browse, like malicious URLs, trackers, and keyword squatting. Then, building on the knowledge of how the web operates, Scott discusses tactics and tips for staying safe online. Whether you’re browsing the web at home for personal use, or need to use the web at and for work, this course can help you increase your confidence about using the web safely.

Table of Contents

1 Web browsing security

1. Browsing the Web
2 How web browsing works
3 Exploring DNS
4 Exploring URLs
5 Exploring HTTPS and certificates

2. Security Threats
6 Malicious URLs
7 DNS hijacking
8 Trackers
9 Understanding browser extensions
10 Keyword squatting
11 Checking for and preventing threats

12 Next steps