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  1. This Month in SSL: March 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 NCC Group Cryptography Services along with the Linux Foundation will be conducting the first public security audit of OpenSSL. The audit is expected to take a few months, and the result…


  2. The Current State of .Onion Certificates and What Happens Next

    Digital certificates allow users to verify they are connecting to a legitimate website and browse worry-free. Last year, DigiCert issued a certificate to Facebook’s .onion address and has since issued certificates to several other .onion addresses. These certificates allow Tor users to browse anonymously while still being able to identify that the website is operated…


  3. Tax Season Calls for Best Practices in Enterprise Security

    Let’s face it: whether you’re at the bottom of the enterprise totem pole or the head of the finance department, tax season is a headache for everyone. On top of all the typical stresses of filing taxes, the ever-increasing use of electronic filing makes tax season a vulnerable time for data breaches. Recent articles from…


  4. Certificate Inspector: Agent Deployment Strategies

    Secure People from Social Engineering

    Using a certificate management platform reduces the stress of obtaining SSL Certificates and managing existing ones. However, the tools that you use to manage your certificates are only as effective as you make them. The Certificate Inspector platform from DigiCert includes an agent that you install on networks that you want to scan. Using the agent…


  5. Google Pushes HTTPS with Google Canary Feature

    On the heels of an announcement last summer that websites using HTTPS will receive a SEO boost, Google is taking more steps to encourage a more encrypted web. Google created a version of Chrome with a feature designed to warn users when they visit unencrypted web pages. For now, this feature is only available on…