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Supported browsers for Browser Intrusion Prevention in Endpoint Protection / Endpoint Security

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Article ID: 155401

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Issue/Introduction

You need to know which versions of which browsers are supported with Browser Intrusion Prevention in Symantec Endpoint Protection / Endpoint Security.

Resolution

In general:
 
Browser Intrusion Prevention - protection via a SEP browser extension
  • Chrome Browser Extension: Provides protection for HTTP and HTTPS traffic up to the latest release of Google Chrome.

  • Microsoft Edge Extension: Roadmap item, tentatively targeted for inclusion in 14.3 RU6.

  • No other SEP browser extensions at this time.
 
Network Intrusion Prevention - protection without a browser extension
  • Intrusion Protection Engine: Provides protection for all browsers and browser versions for HTTP traffic and domain visibility level of protection for HTTPS traffic (i.e. no HTTPS data packet inspection) .
 
Operational Status Support - indication in SES/ICDm cloud management console of client state
  • OpState support for Chrome Browser Protection was added in 14.3 RU4+ and the cloud console is able to report on the status provided by the endpoint. Versions older than 14.3 RU4 will +not+ appear in the custom filter, i.e. custom filter by "Status Reason" -- "Not found (Browser Protection for Chrome)".

  • OpState support for Network Intrusion Prevention, Internet Explorer Browser Protection, and Firefox Browser Protection is available for 14.3 RU2+. Filter by "Status Reason" -- "Disabled / malfunctioning (Intrusion Prevention)".