Is IE11 paving the way towards a more secure web browsing?

by George Chetcuti [Published on 15 Nov. 2013 / Last Updated on 15 Nov. 2013]

IE11 makes 39% of Web sites more secure by discouraging the use of vulnerable RC4 based cipher suites and increases security on 16% of Web sites by negotiating TLS 1.2, the most secure version of TLS.

Microsoft says ‘Internet Explorer 11 is the first browser to make Internet connections more secure and reliable by reducing the use of vulnerable cipher suites, such as RC4 and by using the latest security standards, TLS 1.2, by default.’

Read more about how IE11 reduces the use of vulnerable RC4 Cipher Suite, and turning on TLS 1.2 by Default - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2013/11/12/ie11-automatically-makes-over-40-of-the-web-more-secure-while-making-sure-sites-continue-to-work.aspx

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