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  1. SSL Improves Customer Experience

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    With data breaches from major companies appearing constantly as headline news, it is not surprising that consumers are aware that security is a major issue and that their trust dwindles accordingly. When customers have to constantly worry about a company protecting personal information, those companies lose their credibility. This is where SSL comes in. SSL…


  2. Do Compliance Requirements Secure Data?

    Following data security best practices means keeping up with the expanding threat landscape and proactively planning more effective ways to deal with those emerging threats. For organizations, that can mean spending funds that may not have a tangible return, and real security requires proactively identifying vulnerabilities and patching them. Compared to that, simply complying with…


  3. OpenSSL Patches Seven Security Vulnerabilities

    Yesterday morning, OpenSSL released two patches—versions 1.0.2g and 1.0.1s—for seven new security vulnerabilities that were found in OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2. These patches fix one “high” severity and six “low” severity vulnerabilities. One High Severity Vulnerability The OpenSSL advisory explained that the high severity vulnerability known as DROWN (Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened…


  4. What to Expect from the RSA Security Conference

    In less than a week, the RSA Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary, gathering more than 30,000 attendees in San Francisco’s Moscone Center for annual favorites such as the Cryptographers’ Panel, big name keynotes, hacking demos, and lively after-hour parties. RSA will feature over 400 expert-led sessions and 500 exhibitors, including your favorite CA, DigiCert—come…


  5. Safety in a Good Password

    Max Nisen with Business Insider has pointed out that frankly, our society has become “Internet obsessed.” The Internet has become a necessary resource in the workplace and in education. People who use the Internet just for leisure can log up to 100 minutes a day, and that rapidly growing number excludes the minutes spent on…