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  1. NCSAM Tip of the Week: Securing Public WiFi with SecureWiFi Certificates

    Strong Wi-Fi Security Devices

    This week’s theme for the the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is “critical infrastructure and the internet of things” with a big focus on securing devices that are connected to the Internet. In conjunction with this theme, this week we’re writing about the latest improvement in WiFi security—Passpoint release 2—and securing WiFi signup services…


  2. The Next Generation of SecureWiFi Certificates Is Here

    Secure WiFi Certificate

    Because of DigiCert’s reputation as a leading security authority and promoter of industry standards and improvements, we have been selected by the Wi-Fi Alliance to provide Online Sign-Up (OSU) server certificates, or DigiCert SecureWiFi Certificates. DigiCert SecureWiFi Certificates DigiCert has been authorized by the WiFi Alliance as the major Certificate Authority to provide SecureWiFi Certificates.…


  3. NCSAM Tip of the Week: Signing Your Code

    It’s week 2 of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). And, to help promote cyber security awareness, DigiCert is posting a blog post once a week in coordination with that week’s theme as well as daily security tips on social media. To see our daily tips, follow us on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. Secure…


  4. MS SmartScreen and Application Reputation

    What is “Application Reputation”? As one dog says to the other in Peter Steiner’s classic New Yorker cartoon: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” Software downloaded from the Internet is similar to people on the Internet—it’s hard to tell which ones are dogs, at least without help. That’s where “application reputation” technology comes…


  5. DigiCert Partners with Wireless Broadband Alliance for Next-Gen WiFi Security

    Secure Wi-Fi Network

    It’s estimated that by 2018 over 10.5 million new WiFi hotspots will be deployed—and that number is only going to grow. To help make sure that the ongoing deployment of seamless, interoperable, and global WiFi networks is secure, DigiCert has joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and Wi-Fi Alliance. DigiCert is the first Certificate Authority…