DigiCert Blog

  • Microsoft Announces New EV Code Signing Requirements

    What is EV SSL?

    Cybercriminals today target critical and sensitive data by repackaging popular free applications and infecting them with malware, spyware, adware, and Trojans. BitDefender reports that 1.2% of all mobile applications are legitimate applications that have been repackaged to deliver ads and collect user information. On December 3, 2013, Microsoft announced that…


  • Indian CA Issues Rogue Certificates: What DigiCert is Doing About It

    SSL Certificate Secrecy

    On Tuesday, July 8 Google reported the discovery of unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains. The certificates were issued by India’s National Informatics Centre (NIC), which has several intermediate certificates trusted under the Indian Controller of Certifying Authorities (India CCA) root certificate. India CCA certificates are trusted by most…


  • SSL in the News, How Security Affects You

    Digital Security News

    Even though SSL technology has been in use for over two decades, it still pops up in the news every few months—usually when a security breach occurs and private information is leaked to unauthorized parties. High profile security incidents often make headlines around the world and have caused misinformed debates over…


  • The Winds of Change Brings Customer Service to Security

    Customer Service Security Changes

    Not every Certificate Authority has a blog, but most companies seem to think that having a blog is part of being in business. The question, though should be: Is it really worth it? A blog can be a powerful conversation tool to create brand awareness, educate customers and engage audiences on topics important…


  • DigiCert Named to Online Trust Alliance’s 2014 Honor Roll

    2014 Online Trust Alliance Security Honor Roll

    Today the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) announced its 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll, and for the third consecutive year, DigiCert has made the grade. The OTA is a non-profit organization with a mission to “enhance online trust and empower users, while promoting innovation and the vitality of the internet.”  Since…