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DV, OV, and EV Certificates

Although all X.509 certificates use similar methods to protect and validate your data, a useful way to categorize them is by validation method. Any certificate must be verified by the issuing Certificate Authority (CA) to ensure that it is covering the correct, authorized site. This verification confirms at a minimum control of the domain. However, more steps can be taken to also confirm the existence of the requesting company or organization (for OV certificates) or to establish even more trust through extended vetting (for EV certificates).
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December 2019 Security Roundup

Happy Holidays from SSL.com! We hope that you’ve all had a happy and prosperous 2019 and are looking forward to big things in 2020 (as are we)! In our final roundup of the year, we’ll be talking about: A “secure” messaging app that turned out to be a tool for
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What is the Value of Certificate Authorities?

Certificate Authorities (CAs) have been a foundation of security online for the past two decades, and digital certificates continue to be a trusted method to ensure that transactions and identities are secure. On a fundamental level, CA-signed certificates are valuable tools that authenticate identities online; allow secure, encrypted communication over
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November 2019 Security Roundup

Welcome to November 2019’s edition of SSL.com’s Security Roundup, where we present a selection of the month’s developments in SSL/TLS, digital certificates, and network security! In this edition, we’ll be covering: TPM-FAIL: newly-discovered vulnerabilities in Intel firmware-based TPM and STMicroelectronics’ TPM chips Delegated Credentials for TLS Europe’s dearth of IPv4
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SSL.com Joins Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL)

Digitally Certify and Sign PDFs SSL.com, a public certificate authority (CA) and voting member of the CA/Browser forum, is pleased to announce that it has been added to the Adobe Approved Trust List (AATL). The AATL is comprised of CAs that meet Adobe’s stringent assurance and technical standards for issuing
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