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  1. This Month in SSL: June 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 Several services and organizations announced intentions to move their sites over to HTTPS. The White House announced that all federal agencies need to move public-facing sites to HTTPS by the end of 2016.…


  2. 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…


  3. PCI Releases DSS 3.1, Puts Expiration on Weak Encryption

    As was recently announced by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) in the Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.1, SSL and early TLS will no longer be accepted as strong cryptography come June 30, 2016. Effective immediately is the outlaw of installing new technology that uses SSL or early TLS. With the exposed vulnerabilities FREAK and…


  4. This Month in SSL: April 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 In mid-April, DigiCert announced the opening of our CertCentral BETA program and two new services. Certificate Monitoring offers continuous monitoring and Express Install eases the certificate installation and configuration process. Both…


  5. 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…