DELL KACE's New Secure Browser Improves Endpoint Security

Free tool uses application virtualization innovation to thwart security attacks

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Dell KACE has released Dell KACE Secure Browser. The free tool helps users improve the security of their computers by leveraging application virtualization technology. The browser provides an isolated instance of Firefox to secure what has become the most common entry point for malware and viruses -- Internet browsing.

Many endpoint security solutions focus on detection and clean up of security breaches. Dell KACE Secure Browser proactively contains threats before they become a problem. The new technology provides users with a virtual instance of an Internet browser application. By running the browser in a virtual instance, the browser and any resulting activity are separated from the endpoint, keeping the actual computer and operating system free of changes that would normally occur.

Fully contained from the operating system, any changes made via browser activity are kept separated and may be quickly cleared with a single click. For even more security and control, optional whitelist and blacklist entries may be used to limit what sites a user may visit and what applications the browser is permitted to launch.

When used with the Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance, Secure Browser can be centrally deployed and managed. Current status, insightful statistics, and remote reset of any Secure Browser running throughout an organization highlight the management capabilities.

The browser can be downloaded at http://www.kace.com/products/freetools/free-secure-browser/. More information is available at www.dellkace.com.