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  1. This Month in SSL: May 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 Security researchers discovered an encryption flaw similar to the FREAK vulnerability. The flaw, dubbed Logjam, allows attackers to downgrade the 512-bit cryptography making a man-in-the-middle attack possible. Mozilla announced that upcoming versions…


  2. Understanding the Google Chrome Connection Tab

    Chrome has made changes to the Connection Tab in Chrome 44. For the updated blog post, click here. The yellow triangle or red ‘X’ icons in Google Chrome’s “Connection” Tab are alarming and can be difficult to understand. Below are four brief explanations about what causes the warnings and some tips for resolving related problems. Public Audit…


  3. From the Back Office to the Board Room: It’s Security’s Time to Shine

    At RSA Conference 2015, the record crowd of over 33,000 attendees heard many repeated themes such as attribution, visibility, and detection. They also heard about front doors, back doors, and locked doors. Among the 290 sessions presented by more than 700 speakers, one of the main themes that emerged was: Security Has Arrived at the…


  4. Automated SSL Installation: A Deeper Dive into Express Install™

    By now you’ve heard the news that DigiCert rolled out some new tools last month to streamline certificate lifecycle management. One of these tools is Express Install—a utility that allows system admins to automate SSL Certificate installation and HTTPS configuration. The Concept This useful tool simplifies the complexity and hassle of enabling HTTPS on websites.…


  5. Certificate Inspector: Missing Fields

    DigiCert Certificate Inspector is included as part of the CertCentral BETA program DigiCert announced on April 20, 2015. Although Certificate Inspector is not a new certificate management service, it is still essential for assuring that your SSL Certificates are compliant with industry standards and are deployed correctly. Certificate Inspector helps you make sure your certificates…