DigiCert Blog

  • Combating Fraud and Cyberscams this Tax Season

    It’s tax season for everyone, which means it’s also fraud season. And with the deadline coming up and people rushing to get their taxes submitted on time, it is still critical to remain vigilant, especially if you are planning to file your taxes online. According to Threatpost, “A 400 percent…


  • Uploading Documents Is Safer than Email

    Regardless of the type of SSL Certificate (OV or EV) an organization is purchasing, DigiCert can perform the validation process using our own resources and without up-front documentation from the organization most of the time. Occasionally, however, DigiCert needs some extra documentation to hasten the validation process. At these times,…


  • Debunking SSL and HTTPS Security Myths

    While SSL Certificates and HTTPS encryption have been proven essential in enterprise security, many businesses still put their confidence into unsecure networks like the Cloud or other large data environments. This is because many fall prey to common misperceptions about encryption and key management that relate to cost, performance, and…


  • 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dubbed the DROWN vulnerability that allows an attack to decrypt traffic from secure servers supporting SSLv2, which is obsolete.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…


  • PKI: Solving the IoT Authentication Problem

    Big data and connectivity are changing the way we live and do business. Connecting every day devices, products, and systems to the global Internet provides the ability to have rich data at our fingertips to improve our decision-making, analyze patterns, and, for businesses, improve the bottom line. This movement toward…