Top five ways to keep users safe from today's Web-based threats

42% of security professionals surveyed by SearchSecurity.com said they'll be spending more time on threat management in 2008 than they did in 2007. This Podcast details the top five ways to defend against today's Web-based threats and discusses how to recognize unique botnet attacks and how to prevent your network from becoming a launching pad for spam and worms. In this podcast, learn about link-scanning tools, browser configurations and other techniques that can make a major difference in the security of your network.

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This podcast is a portion of SearchSecurity.com's Intrusion Defense School lesson, Next-gen threats: Advanced malware, rootkit and Trojan defense . Visit the lesson and school pages for additional learning resources, or visit our Security School Course Catalog to begin other lessons.


42% of security professionals surveyed by SearchSecurity.com said they'll be spending more time on threat management in 2008 than they did in 2007.

This Podcast details the top five ways to defend against today's Web-based threats and discusses how to recognize unique botnet attacks and how to prevent your network from becoming a launching pad for spam and worms.

In this podcast, learn about link-scanning tools, browser configurations and other techniques that can make a major difference in the security of your network.

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Top five ways to keep users safe from today's Web-based threats
• Internet Explorer: Right Click > Save Target As
• Firefox: Right Click > Save Link As

About the speaker:
Lenny Zeltser is a SANS Institute instructor and noted author.

This was first published in June 2008

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