5 keys for better browser security – whichever browser is used

A new report says some conventional wisdom about browser security might be wrong, as a series of tests to choose the most secure browser delivered a result that may surprise many IT pros: 

What’s the most secure browser?

We reported earlier on a Google-sponsored study that named the search giant’s Chrome the most secure browser available. Now, other browser makers and security researchers are firing back with their own data. 

More than a quarter of Chrome browser extensions leak data

Since a big chunk of the security threats companies face come from the Internet, IT must make sure users are running secure browsers. And as this recent security study shows, it’s not just the browser that matters, but also the extensions and add-ons users download.

IE gains ground in browser security battle

There’s no one answer to the question of which web browser is the most secure, but most IT pros wouldn’t expect any of Microsoft’s offerings to be in contention. 

Can’t get rid of IE6? Here’s a solution

Despite the fact that the browser’s almost a decade old and known to have security issues, a lot of businesses are still using Internet Explorer 6.

Internet Explorer’s popularity continues to fall

Despite dominating the market recently, Internet Explorer is now used by less than half of web users.

Microsoft: Don’t upgrade to IE9 yet

The latest version of Internet Explorer has gotten some pretty positive reviews, but Microsoft has warned businesses to wait before they upgrade.

Internet Explorer sees gains in browser market

Here’s some news that hasn’t been reported in a while: Internet Explorer’s market share has actually increased this month.

Microsoft: Dump IE6 now

Here’s a warning straight from the browser’s maker: Internet Explorer 6 is past its expiration date.

Internet Explorer loses ground as Chrome gains

Is Google’s Chrome browser a good fit for your users? According to recent numbers, more folks are giving it a try.