With a thoughtful, yet decided, hand Google is ushering in a new age of secure Internet communications. Starting this month with the release of Chrome 56, Google will label websites without a properly installed digital certificate as “Not Secure”. Initially, only websites that accept passwords » Continue Reading.
2017 will be a exciting year for the digital certificate community. One thing we expect to see: more widespread adoption of Certification Authority Authorization (aka CAA). CAA lets the owner of a domain name designate a specific Certificate Authority (CA), (like SSL.com) to issue digital » Continue Reading.
On February 10th, Cisco Systems patched a serious vulnerability (a buffer overflow exploit) in their Cisco ASA Software, used in firewalls, routers and other security appliances. This threat could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to gain complete control of a targeted system. With over a million » Continue Reading.
As Bruce Schneier and others have reported, your friends at the National Security Agency’s Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) recently issued a FAQ regarding their new Commercial National Security Algorithm Suite, intended to futureproof national security systems against the looming threat of quantum computing. Among their » Continue Reading.
Your online security is important to us here at SSL.com. Inspired by Data Privacy Day, we’d like to remind you that one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself online is to update your privacy settings. It can be confusing to » Continue Reading.