What security company should make their own web browser?

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  1. Tyrizian

    Tyrizian Registered Member

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    If a security company were to make their own secure web browser, which company would be your #1 pick to do the job?

    Mine would be:

    Emsisoft

    I dunno, Do you think security companies taking on the browser market is a good idea?

    Could it possibly happen?

    I am interested on hearing your thoughts on this.

    And I'm talking about reinventing the wheel on this, Not a browser based off of Gecko, Chromium, Etc.
     
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  2. NGRhodes

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    Really depends what you mean by "make their own secure browser", I don't see any point in a security company building a browser from scratch, but taking an existing browser, Chrome, Firefox, IE or whatever as a base would be the best approach and then they have put their expertise to best use by concentrating on security and privacy aspects of browser development.
     
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    I agree completely. :thumb:
     
  4. xxJackxx

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    While on the surface it seems like an interesting question for discussion, I just don't see it being practical for anyone to do, and I don't think there is any particular company that would make a better one than the too many we already have. The only thing I am really waiting for is for 64 bit browsers to become more mainstream. And by that I mean as capable of supporting addins/plugins as the 32 bit versions.
     
  5. treehouse786

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    Comodo dragon is an example of the above suggestion.
     
  6. safeguy

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    Unless a security company is keen on hiring "real" (for the lack of a better word) browser developers into the whole development process, especially for one that 'reinvents the wheel', I'm of the opinion that it's best to leave it as it is.
     
  7. lurker20

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    Can we include Defensewall Banking browser?
     
  8. Noob

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    I think "money wise" it would be a bad decision, too many resources/time for little gains. :D
     
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    I agree and is my primary browser now and IE9 is my secondary.Never been a comodo fan but sure love there browser.
     
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    Why not? It's already a reality.
     

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