S/MIME certificates from SSL.com are a great way for you and/or your business to send and receive authenticated and encrypted email, with trust baked-in at the operating-system level. This article gives a brief overview of what S/MIME is and how it works, and describes the various email » Continue Reading.
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We’re proud to announce the release of version 2.2 of SSL.com Manager. This is the latest version of our powerful, free SSL.com Manager utility, with a variety of tools designed to make management of SSL certificates easy. Users can request, validate, install and inspect their » Continue Reading.
SUMMARY: Browsers are increasing in complexity every year. Even though most people use a browser every day, few know how browsers really work under the hood. This includes really important stuff, such as how browsers know an HTTPS server can be trusted. Read on for » Continue Reading.
Organizations trying to come up with a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)  plan are often confronted with the choice between public and private PKI. In an attempt to help with this decision, this article will talk about the pros and cons of both PKI solutions, » Continue Reading.
Installing an SSL Certificate on the modern (> 0.7.14) nginx platform is quite easy. Locate the server block for your website. Add a listen directive for your secure port and add the ssl Add the ssl_certificate directive; the parameter is the full path to » Continue Reading.
Yes, SSL.com’s Basic SSL certificate does work with subdomains. You may select one Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) to protect with your Basic SSL certificate. This FQDN may be either a root domain (for example, yourdomain.com) or a subdomain (i.e., support.yourdomain.com). Whichever you choose, we’ll » Continue Reading.
AN OUT-OF-CYCLE SECURITY ADVISORY On December 17, 2015, Juniper Networks released an “out-of-cycle security advisory” notifying users of their ScreenOS software that two serious issues needed immediate patching. ScreenOS is used in Juniper’s Netscreen enterprise firewalls, which are touted as having comprehensive and integrated security » Continue Reading.
This tutorial will show you how to install a SSL Certificate on a Microsoft Azure Web App (formerly Microsoft Azure Website) Requirements: IIS or OpenSSL installed on a client machine Step 1: Generate and Submit the CSR Because the Azure instance is abstracted as a » Continue Reading.
SSL on Microsoft Azure Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, a growing collection of integrated services including analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web. There are only a handful of Azure services that currently allow custom SSL Certificates to be installed. Those currently are: Azure » Continue Reading.
SHA-1 is a cryptographic hash function – an important component of the process that the SSL protocol uses to protect your data. Although SSL certificates using SHA-1 are currently secure, the pace of technological change means that it could be vulnerable in the near future. For » Continue Reading.