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  1. Understanding OCSP Times and What They Mean for You

    The Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) is the fastest protocol we have for verifying certificate status. In a nutshell, here’s how OCSP works: An end user sends a request to the server, requesting certificate status information. Through the Online Certificate Status Protocol, a response is given as one of these four options “Success,” “Unauthorized,” “Malformed…


  2. A Quick Start Guide to SSL Certificate Inventory and Management

    Enterprise SSL Inventory Management

    How many SSL Certificates can one admin manage? SiliconAngle reported a ongoing study that says the average enterprise manages almost 700 physical servers in its network infrastructure. If you’re Microsoft or Google,  that number is estimated to be around one million servers that are being managed at any given time. Regardless of the size of your organization, managing the ongoing security…


  3. Enterprise SSL Certificate Management: What You Need to Know

    Enterprise Data Security Defense

    With the increased number of Internet-connected devices, online portals, and services that organizations manage, in addition to the growing number of threats that these systems face, enterprise certificate management is more important than ever. Completely securing the enterprise today requires more than just purchasing an SSL Certificate. Administrators managing multiple systems and services must account…


  4. The Importance of a Certificate Management Platform

    Internet users are becoming increasingly more aware of the security—or lack thereof—on the sites they visit. The slightest hint that something is wrong, like slow load times or a pop-up message, could tempt a user to bounce. Even the most legitimate websites can scare users away if there is an expired SSL Certificate on the…


  5. 85% of Organizations Still Manage SSL Encryption with Spreadsheets

    Managed PKI SSL Services

    According to a Forrester study, 84% of users don’t believe organizations are doing enough to protect customer data online. According to the same study, 24% of users have actually stopped an online purchase because of security concerns. Managing online security and the reputation for secure systems is a challenge all enterprises face today. In addition…