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Managing Security Settings in Firefox for Mac
Last Updated: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 > Related Articles
Manage security settings such as SSL and TLS, and set up phishing protection in Firefox for Mac.
Need to manage your security settings? Learn how to do so in Firefox for the Mac, using the steps below. For more Mac-related browser articles see Manage Your Mac Browser.
Cox does not support all browsers. The following information is for reference only. For specific information on using Firefox for Mac, visit Mozilla.org.
How do I check my security settings?
Under Protocols, verify that both SSL and TLS are checked.
Note: SSL is Security Socket Layer and TLS is Transport Layer Security. Each prevents web thieves from stealing your personal information by verifying the site is legitimate before allowing it to display on your computer. Think of them like the bouncer at a nightclub: If a site is not authorized it does not get in.