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  1. This Month in SSL: October 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 Because of recent attacks on SHA-1, Mozilla explained in a recent blog post they are considering deprecating SHA-1 earlier than scheduled by six months. The cost of resources necessary to break SHA-1…


  2. Understanding the Google Chrome 46 Connection Tab

    On October 13, 2015,  Google released Chrome 46. Chrome 46 introduces an icon change in the URL address bar for sites with minor HTTPS connection errors. Minor errors include a lack of Certificate Transparency (CT) information and/or use of SHA-1 certificates, obsolete cipher suites, and certain types of mixed content. In an effort to encourage…


  3. This Month in SSL: September 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 Certificate Transparency saves the day by detecting and alerting Google of unauthorized certificates. This month Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla officially announced that they will deprecate RC4 support in early 2016. Google and…


  4. This Month in SSL: August 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 Entrust created a helpful infographic that shows what changes are planned for the industry and when those changes will occur. Data Breaches Earlier this year the IRS announced that their systems…


  5. This Month in SSL: July 2015

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    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series. SSL & Encryption News Early in July the OpenSSL Project announced they would be releasing a patch for a high severity vulnerability that allowed an attacker to impersonate a trusted server. Researchers found that a…