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  1. Cracking SSL Encryption is Beyond Human Capacity

    SSL Certificate encryption is strong, really strong. But just how strong is the encryption used in your DigiCert SSL Certificate? SSL encryption is based on exchanging a set of totally unique keys that will be used by two entities to share secure information. In order to crack SSL encryption, you would need to guess the…


  2. SSL in the News, How Security Affects You

    Digital Security News

    Even though SSL technology has been in use for over two decades, it still pops up in the news every few months—usually when a security breach occurs and private information is leaked to unauthorized parties. High profile security incidents often make headlines around the world and have caused misinformed debates over the security of SSL. Understanding…


  3. SSL vs. TLS: The Future of Data Encryption

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    From a functionality standpoint, SSL and TLS are almost identical: TLS also encrypts data in transit and requires a “handshake” between two authorized servers before it spills its contents. In a recent article from Tom’s Guide on security trends, Marshall Honorof writes about SSL protocol and the likelihood that the NSA has already cracked it. He…