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  1. This Month in SSL: September 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 Certificate Transparency saves the day by detecting and alerting Google of unauthorized certificates. This month Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla officially announced that they will deprecate RC4 support in early 2016. Google and…


  2. .Onion Officially Recognized as Special-Use Domain

    Good news for .onion sites: The .onion domain is now recognized as a special-use, top-level domain by the Internet Engineering Steering Group, thanks to efforts by Facebook and The Tor Project. This means that publicly trusted SSL Certificates can continue to be issued for .onion domains following the deprecation of internal names, which is happening…


  3. This Month in SSL: August 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 Entrust created a helpful infographic that shows what changes are planned for the industry and when those changes will occur. Data Breaches Earlier this year the IRS announced that their systems…


  4. This Month in SSL: July 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 Early in July the OpenSSL Project announced they would be releasing a patch for a high severity vulnerability that allowed an attacker to impersonate a trusted server. Researchers found that a…


  5. What Wassenaar Could Mean for Security Research

    Talk of the Wassenarr Arrangement has appeared in many news forums over the past week. In a recent statement by The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the U.S. is finally set to implement export controls from the Wassenaar Arrangement’s Plenary meeting in December 2013. This announcement from the BIS concerns some security experts that the…