DigiCert Blog

  • 10 Tips to Avoid Phishing Scams

    They’ve become all too commonplace these days. Those pesky emails that flood your inbox, designed only to siphon your personal, private, and most sensitive information without you knowing. Some are easier to detect than others; if you get an email from a Nigerian prince looking for a place to store…


  • The Crippling Cost of Expired SSL Certificates

    Can you remember how many SSL Certificates you have, who you bought them from, or when each of them expires? Depending on the size of your business, just keeping track of your certificates can be a full-time job. An unwanted or unexpected certificate expiration can be costly and puts your…


  • Is Data in the Cloud Data at Risk?

    Ensuring Cloud Data Security

    Everyone is talking about “the cloud”, but is enough emphasis being placed on securing the cloud? The general trend recently has been to move more of the day-to-day business applications to the cloud. Typical tasks we perform that requires installing software, is now provider by cloud services over a browser and is…


  • EV Green Means Trust at First Site

    Green EV SSL Certificate

    In life, people go to great lengths to establish trust. It’s been said that it takes years to build trust and only seconds to destroy it. In today’s fast-paced, blink-and-be-left-behind business world you don’t have years to establish confidence. In fact, you usually have seconds at best. Extended Validation (EV)…


  • SSL vs. TLS: The Future of Data Encryption

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    From a functionality standpoint, SSL and TLS are almost identical: TLS also encrypts data in transit and requires a “handshake” between two authorized servers before it spills its contents. In a recent article from Tom’s Guide on security trends, Marshall Honorof writes about SSL protocol and the likelihood that the NSA…