DigiCert Blog

  • This Month in SSL: June 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) Data Security Microsoft takes a stand against weak passwords by banning common passwords and using smart password lockout in Microsoft Account System and private preview Azure AD. Data Breaches A…


  • SSL/TLS: Just the Beginning for Data Security

    Here at DigiCert, we often say that SSL/TLS is the de facto standard of Internet security, and we mean it. SSL Certificates (and PKI on a larger scale) is a proven solution for securing in-transit data for websites, cloud-based platforms, apps, and more. However, installing a SSL Certificate is just…


  • Three Challenges for the Industrial IoT

    Enterprise SSL Inventory Management

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a sublet of the IoT phenomenon, referring specifically to connected technologies in the manufacturing industry. IIoT technology captures data by monitoring and controlling production processes, which improves overall documentation and quality management. By 2020, revenues generated from the IIoT market will be about…


  • Higher Education: Subpar Grades for Cybersecurity

    Cyber criminals are targeting educational institutions, especially colleges and universities. Thus far, 2016 alone has seen a reported 53 educational breaches, exposing as many as 366,196 records of students and staff. These stats are frightening, as they contend with 2015’s yearly total of 63 breaches in only six months. One…


  • Why CIOs and CSOs Should Work Together

    As today’s world becomes more dependent on technology, enterprises should feel the pressure to have the right people in the right positions—especially in the Chief Information Officer and Chief Security Officer roles. Both of these roles are evolving quickly. And it’s never been more important that these two people in…