Security: Features such as the new Smart Screen filter and other built-in security features protects against malware and deceptive and malicious websites that can compromise data, privacy, and identity.
Reliability: Features such as Automatic Crash Recovery prevents the loss of work and productivity in the unlikely event of browser crashes or hangs. This builds on the Loosely-Coupled Internet Explorer feature to provide new crash recovery capabilities such as tab recovery, which minimizes interruptions to your browsing sessions.
Manageability: The manageability features embedded throughout the browser makes Internet Explorer 8 the most manageable browser, with close to 1500 Group Policies, all of which can be centrally managed.
Usability: User-centric features make the experience of using the browser faster and easier. For example, the Internet Explorer 8 address bar combines your browsing history with detailed suggestions to help you get where you want to go faster.