CVE stands for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, a program launched in 1999 by MITRE, a nonprofit that operates research and development centers sponsored by the federal government. Its purpose is to identify and catalog vulnerabilities in software or firmware into a free “dictionary” for organizations to improve their security.
The web platform is becoming increasingly powerful thanks to new APIs such as service worker. Security risk is always a concern, which is why many of these new features require secure origins. HTTPS preserves the integrity of your website and ensures connections with your users are encrypted. In an effort to make deploying HTTPS easier, Chrome 48 beta includes a new security panel in DevToolswhichwillberollingout more broadly over thenextfewdays.