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  1. Google CT to Expand to All Certificates Types

    A recent Google announcement says all publicly trusted SSL/TLS certificates issued in October 2017 or later will be expected to comply with Chrome’s Certificate Transparency (CT) policy in order to be trusted by that browser. Since January 2015, Chrome has required Extended Validation (EV) certificates to comply with CT, but now with this policy change, it…


  2. Myth: TLS Is Too Heavy for Low-Powered Devices

    Mobile devices have evolved significantly in terms of power in the last few years, but other devices emerging as part of the IoT ecosystem can still be extremely limited by computing power and battery life. With the predicted growth of the IoT and the subsequent increase of connected devices with a wide range of power…


  3. SSL/TLS: Just the Beginning for Data Security

    Here at DigiCert, we often say that SSL/TLS is the de facto standard of Internet security, and we mean it. SSL Certificates (and PKI on a larger scale) is a proven solution for securing in-transit data for websites, cloud-based platforms, apps, and more. However, installing a SSL Certificate is just the first step if an…


  4. SSL Improves Customer Experience

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    With data breaches from major companies appearing constantly as headline news, it is not surprising that consumers are aware that security is a major issue and that their trust dwindles accordingly. When customers have to constantly worry about a company protecting personal information, those companies lose their credibility. This is where SSL comes in. SSL…


  5. Preventing the DROWN Attack

    Researchers recently uncovered the DROWN vulnerability in SSL v2. DROWN stands for Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened encryption. It affects HTTPS and other services that rely on the SSL and TLS protocols. Attackers can use the DROWN vulnerability to break the encryption that is used to protect your sensitive data from prying eyes. If…