Google Updates Chrome Stable Channel, Patches Multiple Security Flaws
Recently, Google updated Chrome Stable Channel to 12.0.742.112 for all supporting platforms.
Web browsers are susceptible to security issues. While Microsoft follows a monthly cycle of security updates, Google follows a more frequent cycle of updates. The latest update follows launch of Firefox 5 by Mozilla. Mozilla has decided to discontinue support for Firefox 4, which has apparently triggered adverse reactions from enterprises, who expect a more stable environment for their applications.
Internet users must keep track and adhere to the software and security updates by developers. Installation of latest updates is crucial to safeguard computer systems from malicious attacks, malware downloads and other forms of security risks. Internet users may acquaint themselves of latest security issues, preventive measures, and safe computing practices through online degree and learning programs.
Organizations face the challenge of dealing with frequent and numerous security updates. Professionals qualified in masters of security science and IT degree programs may help organizations in keeping track of security updates, identifying and prioritizing relevant updates, and application of patches. Appropriate patch management is crucial to protect computer systems and information stored on them.
Frequent changes in the security environment make it inevitable for security professionals to enhance their technical capabilities by participating in security conferences, and undertaking online university degree programs and security certifications.
EC-Council University is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico and offers Master of Security Science (MSS) degree to students from various backgrounds such as graduates, IT Professionals, and military students amongst several others. The MSS is offered as a 100% online degree program and allows EC-Council University to reach students from not only the United States, but from all around the world.
EC-Council is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in cybersecurity and e-commerce skills. It is the owner and developer of 16 security certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT). Its certificate programs are offered in over 60 countries around the world.
EC-Council has trained over 80,000 individuals and certified more than 30,000 members, through more than 450 training partners globally. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the U.S. federal government via the Montgomery GI Bill, Department of Defense via DoD 8570.01-M, National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS). EC-Council also operates the global series of Hacker Halted security conferences.
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