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  1. Microsoft Announces New EV Code Signing Requirements

    What is EV SSL?

    Cybercriminals today target critical and sensitive data by repackaging popular free applications and infecting them with malware, spyware, adware, and Trojans. BitDefender reports that 1.2% of all mobile applications are legitimate applications that have been repackaged to deliver ads and collect user information. On December 3, 2013, Microsoft announced that starting on March 15, 2014,…

  2. The Winds of Change Brings Customer Service to Security

    Customer Service Security Changes

    Not every Certificate Authority has a blog, but most companies seem to think that having a blog is part of being in business. The question, though should be: Is it really worth it? A blog can be a powerful conversation tool to create brand awareness, educate customers and engage audiences on topics important to them. The existence of a…

  3. DigiCert Named to Online Trust Alliance’s 2014 Honor Roll

    2014 Online Trust Alliance Security Honor Roll

    Today the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) announced its 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll, and for the third consecutive year, DigiCert has made the grade. The OTA is a non-profit organization with a mission to “enhance online trust and empower users, while promoting innovation and the vitality of the internet.”  Since 2009, the OTA has published…

  4. Grid Computing Security Experts Meet at DigiCert

    DigiCert Headquarters Online Security

    Today, DigiCert welcomes community members of The Americas Grid Policy Management Authority (TAGPMA) to our corporate headquarters. TAGPMA is a federation of authentication providers and relying parties headed by a Policy Management Authority of those responsible for grids in North, Central and South America. Its goal is to foster the cross-domain trust relationships that are…

  5. Impact of Accelerated gTLD Delegation Process

    gTLD Securing New Domain Extensions

    After the CASC’s previous letter addressing ICANN’s proposal to delegate nearly 2000 new gTLDs for use on the public Internet, ICANN identified and initiated an extensive study on two significant security issues. Based on the conclusions of the studies, ICANN is moving forward quickly with the delegation process, delegating more than 30 in the last two months alone. With ICANN ramping…