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  • 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…


  • OpenSSL Patches 3 Security Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL 1.1.0

    This morning, the OpenSSL project team released the security patch 1.1.0c for three security vulnerabilities discovered in OpenSSL 1.1.0. This patches fix one “high severity,” one “moderate severity,” and one “low severity” vulnerabilities. None of these bugs affect SSL/TLS certificates. No actions related to SSL/TLS certificate management are required. Source…


  • Google Certificate Transparency (CT) to Expand to All Certificates Types

    A recent Google announcement says all publicly trusted SSL/TLS certificates issued in October 2017 or later will be expected to comply with Chrome’s Certificate Transparency (CT) policy in order to be trusted by that browser. Since January 2015, Chrome has required Extended Validation (EV) certificates to comply with CT, but now…


  • OpenSSL Patches “Critical” & “Moderate” Security Vulnerabilities

    Early this morning, the OpenSSL project team released two security patches—1.1.0b, and 1.0.2j—for two security vulnerabilities discovered in OpenSSL. These two new patches fix a “critical” severity vulnerability found in version 1.1.0a and a “moderate” severity vulnerability found in versions 1.0.2i. Neither of these bugs affect your SSL/TLS Certificates, and…