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SSL/TLS Best Practices for 2019

In 2019, securing your website with an SSL/TLS certificate is no longer optional, even for businesses that don’t deal directly with sensitive customer information on the web. Search engines like Google use site security as an SEO ranking signal, and web browsers such as Chrome » Continue Reading.


EPKI Bulk S/MIME and Client Enrollment

This how-to will walk you through using your SSL.com Enterprise PKI (EPKI) agreement for bulk enrollment of S/MIME and Client Certificates. Note: For a tutorial on getting started with EPKI, please see our how-to on Enterprise PKI (EPKI) Agreement Setup. 1. Begin by clicking the S/MIME » Continue Reading.


CSR Generation and Validation with SSL Manager

This how-to will walk you through generating a certificate signing request (CSR) and placing an SSL/TLS certificate order with SSL Manager, SSL.com’s Windows application for ordering, installing, and managing digital certificates. 1. Sign into your SSL.com account in SSL Manager, then select Manage SSL Certificates » Continue Reading.




Ordering and Retrieving NAESB Client Certificates

This how-to will walk you through the process of ordering North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) client certificates from SSL.com. 1. Navigate to Solutions >> NAESB Client Certificates on the SSL.com website’s navigation menu.   2. Click one of the two links on the screen » Continue Reading.


Ordering And Retrieving Code Signing Certificates

This how-to will walk you through the process of ordering and retrieving code signing certificates from SSL.com. 1. Navigate to Code Signing >> Code Signing Certificate on the SSL.com website’s navigation menu. If you wish to purchase an Extended Validation (EV) certificate, navigate to Code » Continue Reading.


What Is the 27-Month SSL Certificate Lifetime Limit?

Since March 1, 2018, the maximum duration of publicly-trusted SSL/TLS certificates issued by all Certificate Authorities, including SSL.com, has been set to 825 days (about 27 months). However, SSL.com continues to offer our customers certificate bundles with up to five years of coverage. For orders exceeding 27 months, » Continue Reading.


Ordering and Retrieving SSL/TLS Certificates

This how-to will walk you through the process of ordering and retrieving an SSL/TLS server certificate. NOTE: Domain Validation is required when ordering any SSL/TLS server certificate. SSL.com customers should follow the DV procedure below as well as any extra validation steps required when procuring » Continue Reading.