Security is… complex. Even with WebRTC.
I’ve always been one to praise the security measures placed in WebRTC.
While WebRTC is a secure protocol by nature, it seems that browsers take different approaches to who needs to take responsibility of any additional means of security.
The gist of it:
- WebRTC is secure by default
- Whenever a developer’s mistake can be thwarted by tweaking WebRTC – it gets tweaked
- Whenever a security hole is found, it gets fixed and deployed by the browser vendors faster than most other companies in the industry can even perceive the notion of a threat
Seriously – what’s not to like?
Recently though, I started thinking about it. How do browser vendors think about security? How much do they take it upon themselves to be the guardians of their users? … Read More ›