Standards, compliance and TLS

Last week’s overview explained why deprecating of older versions of TLS is a good move to strengthen secure data transfer in numerous applications. This week, we’re pleased to present a more in-depth look at how this is being mandated by some major standards organizations, such » Continue Reading.

Guide to TLS standards compliance

The Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol [01] is the primary means of protecting network communications over the Internet. It (and its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer or SSL) have been used for decades in many applications, but most notably in browsers when they visit HTTPS sites. » Continue Reading.

POODLE Flaw Grows Bigger: TLS Affected

POODLE SSL / TLS You probably remember hearing about the POODLE vulnerability back in October when Google engineers first publicly released information about it. POODLE stands for¬†Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption and basically allows for a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack. Originally, it was thought to » Continue Reading.