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Source: OS News - Posted by Alex   
Host Security Google has put up a very interesting document explaining the security features underlying its Chrome OS. The document also details the underlying guiding principles of Chrome OS' security features. In short, it comes down to process isolation, secure auto-update, verified boot, encryption, and more. Google's goal was to make the system practically secure and easy to use. In order to achieve this goal, the team followed four guiding principles.

The perfect is the enemy of the good - According to Google, no security solution can ever be perfect. There will always be unanticipated problems, for instance due to unexpected interactions of complex systems or because of bugs that weren't caught during testing. Google states that the "search for some mythical perfect system [should not] stop [Google] from shipping something that is still very good".

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