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Leading Firefox security developer on EV interface plans

Created: 01 Aug 2007 • Updated: 18 Dec 2012
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I've mentioned in the past that Firefox is moving forward on incorporating support for EV SSL into its next release. Firefox security interface designer Johnathan Nightingale has written a decent amount about his ideas for the Firefox 3 security interface, of which EV is an important piece. You can wander around his blog (as linked above) and find many things to read about usability and interface design. I'll point out a few of them here.

Johnathan's slide deck for his recent presentation at the OSCON open source summit.

A recent blog entry that explains the proposed Firefox EV interface and goes well to accompany the slide deck

Part one of a long post about the green bar and Johnathan's concerns, along with feedback from the Mozilla community

Part two of the same thing, with additional feedback