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  1. This Month in SSL: January 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption Firefox  users experienced some hiccups when Mozilla decided that the browser should reject all SHA-1 certificates starting January 1. Security scanners and antivirus products failed to connect to HTTPS sites when the…


  2. Biggest Breaches in 2015, What We Learned

    Data breaches were very much alive in 2015. With more than 178 million American records exposed, 2015 surpassed the preceding years in illustrating the even greater potential damage of data breaches. Increasing knowledge of the potential damage from hacks also called for greater urgency in best security practices, leading many industries to discover their security…


  3. This Month in SSL: December 2015

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption News Google posted an update on the SHA-1 deprecation. In early 2016 Google will block new SHA-1 certificates in Chrome, and starting January 2017 they will block all SHA-1 certificates. On December…


  4. A Look at Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages

    On October 7 Google announced their new project Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), an open source initiative, that will aim to make the mobile web experience faster. As Search Engine Watch summarizes, AMP “simplify cumbersome HTML, CSS and JavaScript elements, resulting in a stripped down page that only includes the most vital content (text, images, videos,…


  5. This Month in SSL: November 2015

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption News Microsoft is reconsidering when they will deprecate support for SHA-1 Certificates due to research about increasing risks associated with using this hash. This blog post discusses deprecating the algorithm as early…