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  1. 4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of DigiCert’s Customer Service

    If you’re contacting DigiCert’s customer service for support, there’s a chance that your day is already not going how you planned. And while we pride ourselves on our 5-star customer support and amazing support representatives, we know that you want to get your problem solved as quickly as possible. Get Back to What You Were…


  2. WiFi Network Attacks 101

    Securing your network from attackers requires more than installing a firewall and putting an SSL Certificate on your e-commerce login page. Every part of your network needs to be hardened against attackers probing your defenses, and your wireless network is one of the most critical (and vulnerable) components to protect. By its very nature, your…


  3. NCSAM Tip of the Week: Look for SHA-1 Browser Warnings

    Secure HTTPS Sites Get Google Rank Benefit

    It’s October, which means that it’s time for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) again! To do our part and help promote cyber security awareness, DigiCert will be posting security tips every day as well as a blog post once a week in coordination with that week’s theme. To see our daily security tips, follow…


  4. MS SmartScreen and Application Reputation

    What is “Application Reputation”? As one dog says to the other in Peter Steiner’s classic New Yorker cartoon: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” Software downloaded from the Internet is similar to people on the Internet—it’s hard to tell which ones are dogs, at least without help. That’s where “application reputation” technology comes…


  5. Don’t Get Caught by Phishing Scams

    It has been estimated that over 100 billion spam emails are sent daily worldwide. Spam emails are a common annoyance, but most users generally don’t deal with them because of the effective spam filters on most email servers. However, shady marketers are always developing ways to slip through spam filters to promote products or services.…