Web Security

[Forcepoint] [AP-WEB] Internet Explorer Classifies all sites as "Local Intranet Zone"
Symptom: Unfiltered sites are classified as "Local Intranet Zone" in internet Explorer instead of "Internet Zone" or "Rest...
Sun, 18 Jun, 2017 at 10:31 AM
[Forcepoint] [WCG] Enabling TLS 1.1. and TLS 1.2 for Websense proxy (v8.2 and lower)
Symptom: When trying to surf to a website that requires a higher level of authentication, the following block page is received: A good example for this w...
Sun, 18 Jun, 2017 at 10:33 AM
[Forcepoint] [WCG] Firefox users are prompted for credentials with transparent authentication
Symptom: When enabling a proxy with authentication (IWA, NTLM), using Firefox still prompts for user credentials to the WCG. Cause: By default, Fir...
Sun, 18 Jun, 2017 at 10:56 AM
[Forcepoint] [WCG] Sites and application that have issues with Websense Proxy
Application:  Skype Solution:  In order to get Skype working via Proxy, we will need to force it to use TCP to allow us to tunnel it via the WCG. Configu...
Mon, 21 Jan, 2019 at 4:30 PM
[Forcepoint] [WCG] How to change Time Zone in a Linux CentOS Server
Symptom: Time Zone is not accurate in the Proxy Cause: In Linux servers there are files that define the local time zone including the D...
Sun, 18 Jun, 2017 at 10:41 AM
[Forcepoint] [WCG] Proxy using transparent authentication is prompted for username/password
Symptom: Users trying to surf the web via WCG, get a user/pass prompt when transparent authentication is configured Cause: There are a lot of prere...
Sun, 18 Jun, 2017 at 10:57 AM
How to allow SSL decryption on applications that do not use the Windows certificate store
Symptom: When using specific application that use their own certificate store to verify CA, such as Python's pip or git, the system returns certificat...
Mon, 6 May, 2019 at 11:50 AM
How to view active client connection statistics
Issue: We want to check the amount of active client connections on a proxy server, to make sure a customer is not hitting his licensing limit. Solution...
Sun, 26 Jan, 2020 at 11:00 AM