What is it?
‘Browser hardening’ refers to ways in which we can tweak our web browser’s settings, with the goal of enhancing its security and privacy.
What does it involve?
A great starting point is exploring your browser’s settings page and making some adjustments. You can add to this by installing and configuring plug-ins. More advanced options exist ‘under the hood’ of most browsers, for example Firefox’s about:config page. Let’s explore why you might choose to do this and explain some changes that can be made.