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  1. Easy Quick Start Guide to Build Strong WiFi Security

    Wi-Fi Security Safe Devices

    Hackers today typically seek for the weakest link in a network before coming up with their plan of attack. This is especially true when it comes to WiFi security. Normally, the easiest vulnerability to exploit in a WiFi network is human error. A number of news articles have recently focused on secret “backdoors” previously configured…


  2. Thwarting the Man-in-the-Middle

    Cybercafes and libraries are perfect places to surf the Internet in a relaxed atmosphere. Unfortunately, they are also the perfect place for something else: man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks. An MITM Attack Is Like a Game: But They’re Playing with Your Information An MITM attack is just like the childhood game of keep away, where two people…


  3. Creating Strong Password Policy Best Practices

    Strong Password Policy

    With more of our private communication, financial transactions, and health care information being stored online, the accessibility of this information to users comes with serious security risks. A strong password policy is the front line of defense to confidential user information. Administrators today play a more critical role than ever in educating and ensuring that…


  4. 3 Quick Facts on Why a Strong Password Policy Matters

    Strong Password Policy

    Strong password policies have come a long way. When I created my very first online account many, many years ago, my password was the word “cool” (don’t judge me, ok? I was very young at the time). That password has long since been changed, to something much more secure, but passwords still remain part of…


  5. Automating Certificate Management: How SSL APIs Work

    DigiCert Tools

    An application programming interface (API) is a software-to-software interface which allows applications to communicate with one another without human intervention. The DigiCert SSL management REST APIs provide a secure and easy to integrate way for administrators to manage certificate lifecycle and automate the process of purchasing and deploying SSL Certificates across their network. The combination…