Safeguard 9 - Email and Web Browser Protections
9.1 - Ensure Use of Only Fully Supported Browsers and Email Clients
Supported Browsers include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari.
Supported Email Clients include Gmail and Outlook.
9.2 - Use DNS Filtering Service
The IT Security Office maintains the DNS Filtering Services for Virginia Tech
9.3 - Maintain and Enforce Network Based URL Filters
This safeguard is currently treated as an institutional exception. Virginia Tech does not implement network-based URL filtering.
9.4 - Restrict Unnecessary or Unauthorized Browser and Email Client Extensions
Contact your department's IT office for more information.
9.5 - Implement DMARC
This safeguard is currently treated as an institutional exception. Virginia Tech does not currently implement DMARC.
9.6 - Block Unnecessary File Types
The browsers and email clients listed in 9.1 have built in file type blocking to prevent accidental downloading of malicious files. If you require additional information about this, contact your department's IT office.
If you have questions that are not covered in these procedures, please contact the VT IT Security Office email@example.com for a consultation.