NSS Labs released the results and analysis from its latest Browser Security Comparative Analysis Report which evaluated the ability of eight leading browsers - Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Kingsoft Liebao, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Qihoo 360 Safe Browser, and Sogou Explorer – to block against socially engineered malware (SEM).
In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2014, Wayne Thayer, the General Manager of Security Products at GoDaddy and a member of the CA Security Council, compares and explains certificate transparency, certificate authority authorization and certificate pinning.
Last week Microsoft has announced that today's Patch Tuesday will include a fix for the critical IE zero-day vulnerability that was found exploited in watering hole attacks earlier this year - and none too soon, as a number of bad actors have been using the same exploit code in other similar attack since then.
In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2014, Mike Shema, Director of Engineering at Qualys, discusses how privacy shouldn't be an afterthought in the browser.
HTTPS was initially used to prove to Internet users that the website and web server with which they are communicating are indeed the ones they want to communicate with, but later this use was extended to keeping user communication, identity and web browsing private.