DigiCert Blog

  • 3 Lessons Administrators Can Learn From the eBay Hack

    What is EV SSL?

    The online auction site eBay recently announced that it had discovered the compromise and theft of information from “a large number of accounts,” according to CNN Money, that provides an important reminder to server and network administrators that security is everyone’s responsibility. In response to today’s information security threats, it’s clear that…


  • 3 Quick Facts on Why a Strong Password Policy Matters

    Strong Password Policy

    Strong password policies have come a long way. When I created my very first online account many, many years ago, my password was the word “cool” (don’t judge me, ok? I was very young at the time). That password has long since been changed, to something much more secure, but…


  • In Online Security, Who Can You Trust?

    Managed PKI SSL Services

    The Online Trust Alliance performs a yearly audit of top consumer sites and how they handle customer data, security, and privacy, in the most recent online trust security audit, only 30% of sites tested passed a basic security audit. At DigiCert we take the OTA’s work very seriously, and we…


  • SSL Certificates Trusted By Every Major Browser

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    When you purchase an SSL Certificate, the last thing you want is your users getting the dreaded “not trusted” error. It’s critical that when you select an SSL provider, that you go with a high assurance Certificate Authority that is trusted by every possible browser your users may be using. Secure…


  • Heartbleed and the Problem of NotBefore Date

    Fixing Heartbleed Vulnerability

    It is standard practice among Certificate Authorities, when re-keying an SSL certificate, to keep everything in the cert the same except for information related to the actual keys that have been changed. That includes the validity dates, which has become an issue in the past day or so as at…