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  • New CAA Requirement: What You Should Know

    Things are heating up at the CA/Browser Forum with exciting proposals surrounding inclusion of the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) as a subjectAltName otherName, new validation methods, and debates over how the CAB Forum will continue operating. One of these new proposals is the recently passed Mozilla ballot that will require all…


  • OpenSSL Patches “HIGH” Security Vulnerability in 1.1.0

    Early this morning, the OpenSSL project team released the security patch 1.1.0e to fix a “HIGH” severity security vulnerability found in OpenSSL 1.1.0. Version 1.0.2 is not affected. However, system admins should patch their 1.1.0 OpenSSL framework immediately. This bug does not affect SSL/TLS certificates. No actions related to SSL/TLS…


  • Browser Security Icon Updates and SHA-1 Deprecation

    Earlier this year, both Google and Mozilla released versions of Chrome and Firefox with changes to their security indicators and updates for the SHA-1 deprecation. Both browsers feel that these changes will simultaneously help users recognize the risks of entering unsecure HTTP sites and urge site owners to upgrade to…


  • What Security Pros Predict for IoT Security in 2017

    According to research firm Gartner, there were an estimated 6.4 billion IoT devices in 2016, and are forecasting over 20 billion IoT devices by 2020. Despite such impressive numbers, there has been a fundamental lack of basic security throughout the IoT industry. For the past few years, experts have been…