Kicking the Tires on Google's Chrome OS
Google has released a video describing their approach to security in their Chrome OS. Similar to their Chrome browser, Google's operating system will rely heavily on process sandboxing to block malicious attacks.
As reported in a recent ZDNET blog post, the Chrome operating system's security architecture is similar not only to the Chrome browser's, but also to that of Apple's iPhone. According to one security expert,
"It's like the iPhone for your netbook. It will be very tough to break into...."