Protecting Your Organization

Promoting Safe Browsing

Internet Explorer has built-in protection technologies that help protect users from online attackers. As attacks continue to evolve and new types of threads emerge, Microsoft has released new versions of Internet Explorer with new security technologies and strengthened implementations of older ones. Customers are encouraged to upgrade to the latest release of Internet Explorer to help establish and maintain a safe browsing experience for users.

Security and privacy technologies in recent versions of Internet Explorer

Security and privacy technologies

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 10

SmartScreen URL Filter

InPrivate Browsing

Cross-site scripting filter

SmartScreen Application Reputation

Tracking Protection

ActiveX Filtering

Force ASLR / High Entropy ASLR

Native Flash Support

Enhanced Protected Mode

This section provides details about the different security technologies included in Windows Internet Explorer.

Managing Risk


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