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  • OpenSSL Developers Release Update to Fix Known Vulnerabilities

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    The OpenSSL project developers have released new patches resolving vulnerabilities in their software. Unlike Heartbleed, this OpenSSL update does not affect SSL Certificates. Administrators are strongly advised to update their systems to the latest version of OpenSSL in order to ensure that communication between clients and servers remain secure. The…


  • Grid Computing Security Experts Meet at DigiCert

    DigiCert Headquarters Online Security

    Today, DigiCert welcomes community members of The Americas Grid Policy Management Authority (TAGPMA) to our corporate headquarters. TAGPMA is a federation of authentication providers and relying parties headed by a Policy Management Authority of those responsible for grids in North, Central and South America. Its goal is to foster the…


  • 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…