Web proxy auto detection
If you have proxy servers between your staff and the public internet, and you’re configuring the proxy server name/IP and port in web browsers then CUT THAT OUT RIGHT NOW! Your web browsers can find your proxy servers automatically (with a little help….) What is Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD)? The Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol (WPAD) is a method used by web clients (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Winodws) to locate an internet proxy automatically.