Google’s Chrome web browser is already seen by many users as the most secure of the major browsers, but that’s not good enough for Google. The company has started working on a complete rebuild of the software, to be based on a more secure foundation that they call Native Client (NaCl). Chrome’s security has been all about the sandbox, and NaCl runs programs within two protected sandboxes. As a bonus, it is also designed to enhance performance of web applications. The first step implements NaCl as a browser plug-in for the existing Chrome browser. You can read more about it here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.