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  1. Recent Awards for DigiCert Customer Support & Product Development

    At DigiCert, we take pride in our customer relationships and our customers’ successes. Improving the customer experience is at the heart of every initiative. That’s why we are humbled whenever we receive recognition from outside parties. Just within the past month or so, we’ve added some additional hardware to the trophy case, and we’re in…


  2. PCI Releases DSS 3.1, Puts Expiration on Weak Encryption

    As was recently announced by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) in the Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.1, SSL and early TLS will no longer be accepted as strong cryptography come June 30, 2016. Effective immediately is the outlaw of installing new technology that uses SSL or early TLS. With the exposed vulnerabilities FREAK and…


  3. Certificate Monitoring™ Is Here

    With the launch of Certificate Transparency and the establishment of CT logs by Google and DigiCert, website admins are able to monitor the certificates issued for their domains. Certificate Transparency logs provide oversight for TLS Certificates, monitoring a company’s awareness of its certificate issuance. Although this information is publicly available, Certificate Transparency logs still require…


  4. OpenSSL Patches 12 Security Vulnerabilities

    Early this morning, OpenSSL released patches for new security vulnerabilities found in OpenSSL versions 1.0.2a, 1.0.1m, 1.0.0r and 0.9.8zf. These patches fix a total of 12 vulnerabilities, two of which were rated as high severity. According to the OpenSSL advisory, one of the high severity vulnerabilities can be exploited to allow a DoS attack against…


  5. Welcome to the Web, HTTP/2

    With the IETF’s recent approval of the HTTP/2 protocol, major browsers and technology experts are hyped about the benefits of a new and improved protocol. HTTP 1.0 has been around since 1999 and, like any sixteen year-old, it’s starting to act up. Although most Internet users are blaming Comcast when they have a slow connection, experts…