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Using the Web Safely


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At a Glance

  • Browser Settings
  • HTTP/HTTPS
  • Malicious Website

With browser specific information relating to updates and security settings, Using the Web Safely also looks at URL inspection (scheme, domain, and path) and how to identify and avoid unsafe websites.

“Without an understanding of how your web browser works, it is easy to make decisions that compromise security.”

- Hut Six, Using the Web Safely

Learning Objectives

  • Basic Web Safety
  • Identifying Suspicious of Unsafe Websites
  • Browser/OS Specific Settings
  • Completion time: ~ 6 minutes

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