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Chrome 14: fixes autodetect proxy issues

Just got ther latest version of Chrome, Googles “everywhere” browser. Version 14.0.835.163 m appears to support the “Automatically detect settings” option in Windows. This means that the browser behaves in the corporate envrinment without any silly workarounds, like forcing users to enter the path to the Proxy.Pac or entering the proxies manually. This is a … Continue reading

Security Now – proxy servers

I’m a big fan of all the work put in by Leo Laporte[1] and his team at TWiT[2]. Over the years this has been an excellent source of all sorts of Tech News. I listen to the Podcasts of several of the shows, and there are a fair few, on my iPhone on the way … Continue reading

Web Security

The fourth article in my series on web security concentrates on Custom Proxies. A custom proxy uses simpler, easily available software to provide a gateway to the Web for all users. Custom Proxies This is both the simplest and the more difficult of all the solutions to put in to production. It’s the simplest as … Continue reading

Web Security

So, You’ve got Internet access and perhaps you’ve opened it up to others. Perhaps the family Perhaps a friend next door Perhaps your a corporation with access enabled to all you employees Perhaps only a few Perhaps you’ve squirrelled it away all to yourself Whatever the scenario you seriously need to consider what access is … Continue reading