Public-Key Cryptography, which is also known as asymmetric cryptography, is a system that uses pairs of keys to encrypt and authenticate information. One key in the pair is a public key which can, as the name suggests, be distributed widely without impacting security. The second » Continue Reading.
This how-to will show you how to sign a PDF document in Adobe Acrobat Reader with a document signing certificate from SSL.com. These instructions were tested with a document signing certificate installed in slot 1a of a YubiKey FIPS, in Acrobat Reader 2019.021.20056, on Windows » Continue Reading.
Mozilla Thunderbird users may have noticed that S/MIME certificates installed on a YubiKey hardware token are not immediately available for use in Thunderbird. Even though the YubiKey’s smart card features are supported by the underlying OS on both Windows and macOS, Thunderbird requires an additional » Continue Reading.
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 » Continue Reading.
SSL.com’s document signing and client authentication certificates are delivered on a secure YubiKey FIPS USB hardware token. To protect our customers’ information against the possible loss of their YubiKey, these certificates offer email signing but cannot be used for encryption or decryption. However, your certificate » Continue Reading.
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Is is possible to protect an IP address with an SSL/TLS certificate? Yes, but only under certain circumstances: IP addresses may only be secured with Organization Validated (OV) certificates. Domain Validated (DV) and Extended Validation (EV) certificates may not be used to secure an IP » Continue Reading.
How to Activate your Personal Business Document Signing and S/MIME Certificate Now that you have received your PBDSS Certificate from SSL.com, you’re probably looking at the USB token in the box and wondering, “what do I do now?” Here are a few easy steps to » Continue Reading.
Welcome to the October 2019 edition of SSL.com’s Security Roundup, an end-of-month digest where we highlight important developments in the field of SSL/TLS, digital certificates, and digital security. On the browser front this month, Google has decided to start blocking mixed content in Chrome, » Continue Reading.
You probably already know that a code signing certificate from SSL.com will assure users that your software is from a known and trusted developer, free from unauthorized modifications and malware, and safe to install, but which code signing certificate should you buy? SSL.com offers » Continue Reading.