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  1. Preventing the DROWN Attack

    Researchers recently uncovered the DROWN vulnerability in SSL v2. DROWN stands for Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened encryption. It affects HTTPS and other services that rely on the SSL and TLS protocols. Attackers can use the DROWN vulnerability to break the encryption that is used to protect your sensitive data from prying eyes. If…


  2. Making the Most of Vulnerability Scanners

    While it’s definitely no easy task, regular vulnerability checks are an essential component of any healthy network. The narrow amount of time it takes for hackers to find and exploit vulnerabilities makes these checks crucial in data protection. Likewise, the ever-changing climate of Internet security demands that admins frequently check for vulnerabilities in order to…


  3. Major Browsers Announce RC4 Deprecation in Early 2016

    If you haven’t heard already, the Internet Engineering Task Force has determined that stream cipher RC4 should never be used in TLS negotiations. And now Google, Mozilla, and Microsoft have all made announcements to deprecate support for the cipher in future browser releases, which are all slated for early 2016. The browser-related announcements follow years…


  4. The Endpoint: A Leading Security Concern

    According to a study conducted at Black Hat USA 2015, security experts are most concerned about the endpoint. Endpoints, they say, are the greatest security risk because they require a uniquely delicate balance of security and productivity. The survey also covered other security concerns and how they affect enterprises. The majority of those surveyed (90%)…


  5. Four Critical Components of Certificate Lifecycle Management

    DigiCert is committed to providing solutions for enterprises that need platforms and tools for effective SSL Certificate management throughout the certificate lifecycle. With our recently announced acquisition of Verizon Enterprise SSL business and Cybertrust Japan, DigiCert certificates are responsible for the security of millions of websites online. More enterprises are choosing DigiCert and taking advantage…