Thanks to the early focus on preventing cyberattacks, Chromebooks are also a hit with the security community. Security experts commonly recommend Chromebooks, whether it’s for the relative who somehow always ends up with spyware toolbars or the researcher heading to a hackers’ meetup.

And it’s not about complicated encryption or security tricks — Chromebooks have gained popularity through a combination of affordability and simple but effective security.

Source: Google Chromebooks fight malware, get security experts’ approval – CNET

 

It’s always good to see that a device used by so many students is secure, although the students may not agree. There is usually a post every other week to the ChromeOS subreddit from a student asking about removing enrollment.