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  1. Logjam Attack: What You Need to Know

    Called the Logjam attack, this new potential vulnerability allows an attacker to intercept HTTPS connections between vulnerable clients (browsers) and servers and force them to downgrade the connection to 512-bit export-grade cryptography. The attacker can then read and change any data passed through this connection. The attack is similar to the FREAK attack because it…


  2. 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…


  3. Understanding the Google Chrome Connection Tab

    Chrome has made changes to the Connection Tab in Chrome 44. For the updated blog post, click here. The yellow triangle or red ‘X’ icons in Google Chrome’s “Connection” Tab are alarming and can be difficult to understand. Below are four brief explanations about what causes the warnings and some tips for resolving related problems. Public Audit…


  4. Certificate Inspector: Missing Fields

    DigiCert Certificate Inspector is included as part of the CertCentral BETA program DigiCert announced on April 20, 2015. Although Certificate Inspector is not a new certificate management service, it is still essential for assuring that your SSL Certificates are compliant with industry standards and are deployed correctly. Certificate Inspector helps you make sure your certificates…


  5. 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…