DigiCert Blog

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dubbed the DROWN vulnerability that allows an attack to decrypt traffic from secure servers supporting SSLv2, which is obsolete.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


  • SSL Improves Customer Experience

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    With data breaches from major companies appearing constantly as headline news, it is not surprising that consumers are aware that security is a major issue and that their trust dwindles accordingly. When customers have to constantly worry about a company protecting personal information, those companies lose their credibility. This is…


  • SLOTH Attacks and the Risks Involved

    Researchers Karthikeyan Bhargavan and Gaetan Leurent have found that the use of weak hash functions in various cryptographic constructions within mainstream protocols has been justified by practitioners under the notion that their use of these protocols relies only on second preimage resistance; therefore, they are unaffected by collision attacks. These…


  • Do Compliance Requirements Secure Data?

    Following data security best practices means keeping up with the expanding threat landscape and proactively planning more effective ways to deal with those emerging threats. For organizations, that can mean spending funds that may not have a tangible return, and real security requires proactively identifying vulnerabilities and patching them. Compared…