U.S. State Department switches to Chrome browser: Is it secure enough for you?

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Mar 15, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently announced at a town hall meeting that the U.S. Department of State has already installed the Chrome browser on the majority of its employee PCs (see Google Enterprise blog post here). Moreover, she suggested that this might amount to around 100,000 department computers around the world. Considering that the State Department’s activities involve highly sensitive government information, some of which is directed quite regularly to extremely covert agencies like the CIA, FBI, and Department of Homeland Security, this can be regarded as a mammoth achievement for Google and its cross-platform web browser, not just in regards to widespread adoption, but mostly in terms of enterprise security.

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This how Google Chrome made from the right path through security thus it was one of the reason why they used especially in departments.


Staff Member
Jan 24, 2011
Google is a big contributor when it comes to taxes .. I've got a feeling that Google's political and economical influence had more to do when this decision was taken than the actual browser.....
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