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Internet Explorer Security Zones: Changing Security Level Settings

Monday, July 30th, 2007


Changing Security Zones in IE

There are 5 levels of security setting available for each Internet Explorer security zone.
These levels are (from least secure to most secure):

  • Low
  • Medium-Low (default for Local Intranet)
  • Medium (default level for Trusted Sites)
  • Medium-High (default for Internet or unclassified sites)
  • High (default for Restricted Sites)

How to Change the Default Security Level For a Zone

To change the default security level for any zone, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. On the Tools menu, select Internet Options
  3. Select the tab labeled Security
  4. Select the zone which you want to change the default security level
  5. Slide the bar to the security level that you want to use for that particular zone
  6. Click Apply
  7. Click OK

** Note that not all security levels are available for each zone.


How to Manually Edit Security Settings for a Security Zone

To customize security options for a security zone in Internet Explorer:
(Note: this is only recommended for advanced users)

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. On the Tools menu, select Internet Options
  3. Select the tab labeled Security
  4. Select the zone which you want to edit the settings
  5. Click Custom level…
  6. Make desired changes
  7. Click OK
  8. Click Apply
  9. Click OK
  10. You need to close your browser and restart for changes to take effect

Changing Security Level Settings with Secure IE

Secure IE Browser Security is the only browser on the market today that was specifically designed with Internet users’ security as the primary concern.

The Secure IE Internet Security Manager makes it possible for anyone to easily manage sites using security zones. Changing or even viewing your security level settings for each security zone in Internet Explorer can be confusing and overwhelming. But with Secure IE’s Security Manager, it couldn’t be easier. Secure IE’s interface allows you to easily view, compare and change settings for all zones at the same time.

This is just one of the many security features provided by Secure IE Browser Security. Secure IE Browser also features:

Secure IE

  • McAfee SiteAdvisor protects users from phishing scams, adware, spyware, spam and more. SiteAdvisor warns users about dangerous sites; places site safety ratings next to all search results; and provides details on a site’s safety rating upon request.
  • Automatic Browser Security Tune-Up – will adjust browser security settings to ensure maximum protection.
  • Browser Shield filters out prohibited ActiveX Controls and other security risks.
  • Popup Blocking (including annoying Windows messenger ads)
  • Flash and ActiveX Blocking that can be turned on or off with just one click
  • …and much more!

For more information on Secure IE, see Secure IE Browser Security


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