DigiCert Blog

  • 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…


  • OpenSSL Patches Seven Security Vulnerabilities

    Yesterday morning, OpenSSL released two patches—versions 1.0.2g and 1.0.1s—for seven new security vulnerabilities that were found in OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 and 1.0.2. These patches fix one “high” severity and six “low” severity vulnerabilities. One High Severity Vulnerability The OpenSSL advisory explained that the high severity vulnerability known as DROWN (Decrypting…


  • Preventing the DROWN Attack

    Researchers recently uncovered the DROWN vulnerability in SSL v2. DROWN stands for Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened encryption. It affects HTTPS and other services that rely on the SSL and TLS protocols. Attackers can use the DROWN vulnerability to break the encryption that is used to protect your sensitive…


  • This Month in SSL: February 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption To address the SSL migration dates and the expanding threat landscape, the PCI Security Standards Council will be releasing PCI DDS version 3.2 earlier than the usual…