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  1. Replace Your Certificates for Internal Names

    Your publicly trusted SSL Certificates issued to internal names or reserved IP addresses are going to expire by October 31, 2015. After this date, all internal connections that require a publicly trusted certificate must use names/IP addresses that are registered and verifiable. It does not matter if those services are publicly accessible. Halloween may seem…


  2. Certificate Transparency: FAQs

    On February 1, 2015, the DigiCert Certificate Transparency (CT) Log was the first independent CT log to be incorporated by Google in the Chrome browser. Certificate Transparency is Google’s proposed solution to the, until now, inherent opaqueness of the CA ecosystem. CT provides a way for every certificate issued by any publicly trusted CA to be publicly…


  3. How to Fix “Site Is Using Outdated Security Settings” on Server

    Recent efforts by browsers urge administrators to update SSL security on websites. This includes a big push to upgrade legacy SHA-1 certificates to SHA-256. Staying up-to-date is critical for ongoing data security issues and keeping online trust. The Chrome browser led the way in how browsers are choosing to handle SHA-1 Certificates, and customers and users on…


  4. How to Fix “Site Is Using Outdated Security Settings” on Browser

    Browsers have recently increased efforts to encourage administrators to take advantage of updated SSL security in order to better protect sites and users. These efforts include the requirement for websites to transition to use SHA-256 certificates instead of the legacy SHA-1 certificates for online encryption. The Chrome browser has been particularly aggressive in how it handles SHA-1 Certificates,…


  5. Enterprise Security: Are Your Partners Secure?

    Making partnership decisions is contingent on creating symbiotic relationships. Most businesses choose their partners in order to increase sales, achieve common goals, and expand marketing reach. One thing that can go unnoticed when choosing a partner, however, is the organization’s dedication to secure business practices. With security risks as high as they are today, you cannot assume…