Managed Security Awareness Autoplay Configuration

Configuration Guide

Updated May 20, 2022

Overview Direct link to this section

Arctic Wolf Managed Security Awareness® (MA) sends your employees notifications and links to sessions through email several times a month. To ensure that the sessions play automatically in a browser, your employees can configure their browsers to automatically play video content.

Note: These configuration steps apply for the following browsers:

Google Chrome has autoplay turned on by default.

Configure browsers to autoplay Managed Security Awareness sessions Direct link to this section

Configure your browser to autoplay the Managed Security Awareness sessions, based on your browser and operating system:

Configuring autoplay on macOS for Firefox Direct link to this section

To configure Firefox on macOS to autoplay MA sessions:

  1. In a new browser tab, select Firefox > Preferences.
  2. In the navigation pane, select Privacy & Security.
  3. In the Permissions section, locate the Autoplay row, and then select Settings.
  4. Set the value for Default for all websites to Allow Audio and Video.
  5. Select Save Changes.

Configuring autoplay on macOS for Microsoft Edge Direct link to this section

To configure Microsoft Edge to autoplay MA sessions:

  1. In a new browser tab, select Microsoft Edge > Preferences.
  2. From the navigation pane, select Cookies and Site Permissions.
  3. Select Media Autoplay.
  4. Select Allow from the list.

Configuring autoplay on macOS for Safari Direct link to this section

To configure Safari on macOS to autoplay the MA sessions:

  1. Open a Managed Security Awareness session in a new browser tab.
  2. From the Apple menu bar, select Safari > Settings for this website.
  3. Set the value for Auto-Play to Allow all Auto-Play.

Configuring autoplay on Windows for Firefox Direct link to this section

To configure Firefox on Windows to autoplay the MA sessions:

  1. In a new browser tab, select the kebab menu, which is three vertically stacked dots, and then select Settings.
  2. From the navigation pane, select Privacy & Security.
  3. In the Permissions section, locate the Autoplay row, and then select Settings.
  4. Set the value for Default for all websites to Allow Audio and Video.
  5. Select Save Changes.

Configuring autoplay on Windows for Microsoft Edge Direct link to this section

To configure Microsoft Edge on Windows to autoplay the MA sessions:

  1. In a new browser tab, select the hamburger menu, which is three stacked horizontal lines, and then select Settings.
  2. From the navigation pane, select Cookies and Site Permissions.
  3. Select Media Autoplay.
  4. Select Allow from the list.

Proceeding with MA configuration Direct link to this section

To proceed with MA configuration, see Managed Security Awareness Configuration Guide.