DigiCert Blog

  • 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…


  • Recap of RSA Conference 2016

    The theme for this year’s RSA Conference was “Connect to Protect.” Humanity has been connecting with each other in many forms over many years. The Internet has become the central nervous system for modern communications. RSA Conference stands behind how people and businesses reach out to each other and collectively…


  • Highlights from HIMSS 2016

    Thousands of health IT professionals gathered this week for the annual Health IT Conference (HIMSS16) in Las Vegas, Nevada. With more than 1,200 vendors and 400+ educational sessions to choose from, attendance tallied a mix of more than 41,000 professionals, clinicians, executives, and vendors from all over the world. While…