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Binding in IIS 7 and 8

Quick and dirty instructions for Binding an SSL/TLS Certificate in IIS. In the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager window, Select the name of the server where you installed the certificate. Click + beside Sites, Select the site to secure with the SSL/TLS certificate. In the » Continue Reading.


Certificate Resolution Request

Let us know if a certificate needs to be revoked! All fields are required Name Email Phone Fully Qualified Domain Name Certificate Thumbprint Reason  


Courtesy Carryover

SSL.com is pleased to introduce Courtesy Carryover! To get your Carryover time, just renew your SSL.com certificate! Our system will calculate how much time remains from your expiring SSL/TLS certificate and automatically apply it to your new certificate. This way you won’t lose SSL/TLS coverage » Continue Reading.



What Is a CSR?

A certificate signing request (CSR) is an encoded message that contains a public key and other relevant information such as your common name, locality and SAN entries (if applicable). Once all of the desired information has been entered during the CSR generation process, the request is digitally » Continue Reading.


Cisco ASA Vulnerability – Patch Now!

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.


Encrypt As We Say, Not As We Do: The NSA and SHA-1 Certs

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.


Update Your Privacy Settings

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.


Data Privacy Day

Hey everyone, it’s Data Privacy Day Data Privacy Day (DPD) is an annual international campaign held every January 28th to create awareness about privacy and protecting personal information online. DPD, as we know it now, started in the United States and Canada in January 2008 » Continue Reading.


SSL.com Security Roundup – January 22, 2016

The Morris Worm This week marks 26 years since the conviction of Robert Tappan Morris for releasing the first widely-reported computer worm. The “Morris Worm” (or, in those simpler days, just the “Internet Worm”) was supposed to silently replicate across and map the 60000 or so » Continue Reading.