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  1. This Month in SSL: March 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption Security researchers have discovered a flaw dubbed the DROWN vulnerability that allows an attack to decrypt traffic from secure servers supporting SSLv2, which is obsolete. Soon after researchers announced the vulnerability, OpenSSL…


  2. This Month in SSL: February 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption To address the SSL migration dates and the expanding threat landscape, the PCI Security Standards Council will be releasing PCI DDS version 3.2 earlier than the usual fall release. Data Security in…


  3. This Month in SSL: January 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption Firefox┬á users experienced some hiccups when Mozilla decided that the browser should reject all SHA-1 certificates starting January 1. Security scanners and antivirus products failed to connect to HTTPS sites when the…


  4. This Month in SSL: December 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 Google posted an update on the SHA-1 deprecation. In early 2016 Google will block new SHA-1 certificates in Chrome, and starting January 2017 they will block all SHA-1 certificates. On December…


  5. This Month in SSL: November 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 Microsoft is reconsidering when they will deprecate support for SHA-1 Certificates due to research about increasing risks associated with using this hash. This blog post discusses deprecating the algorithm as early…