DigiCert Blog

  • This Month in SSL: August 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption New research released at Black Hat USA 2016 revealed major vulnerabilities in HTTP/2 protocol. Data Breaches A data breach caused by an employee at Sage U.K. software emphasized…


  • Sweet32 Birthday Attack: What You Need to Know

    Today, researchers announced the Sweet32 Birthday attack, which affects the triple-DES cipher. Although the OpenSSL team rated the triple-DES vulnerability as low, they stated “triple-DES should now be considered as ‘bad’ as RC4.” DigiCert security experts as well as other security pros recommend disabling any triple-DES cipher on your servers. The Sweet32…


  • Benefits of Partnering with a Certificate Authority

    Partnering with a Certificate Authority (CA) allows system integrators, managed service providers, IT consultants, hosting providers, and others to expand their business by offering data security in addition to their products and services. Unfortunately, some companies have been led to believe that working with a CA is too difficult and…


  • Myth: TLS Is Too Heavy for Low-Powered Devices

    Mobile devices have evolved significantly in terms of power in the last few years, but other devices emerging as part of the IoT ecosystem can still be extremely limited by computing power and battery life. With the predicted growth of the IoT and the subsequent increase of connected devices with…