SSL News

Is PCI Compliance working?

April 13, 2008

PCI Compliance, the credit card industry's standard for helping vendors avoid threats, is playing a big role is making credit card processing systems more secure. But does it really work?

Extended Validation SSL Certificate Gains Adoption

April 6, 2008

The Certification Authority/Browser Forum (CAB Forum), the author of the guidelines for issuing Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates, is pleased to announce that approximately 5,000 EV SSL certificates have been deployed by businesses and organizations worldwide(1) since the introduction of the guidelines last June.

Over 100 Credit Unions now have EV SSL Certificates

March 29, 2008

VeriSign posted a press release stating that over 100 Credit Unions now use their EV SSL Certificates.

Safari 3.1 released. No EV SSL Support.

March 22, 2008

Apple released Safari 3.1 on Tuesday. Along with new features are 13 security updates for the Safari browser, but without a trace of support for EV SSL Certificates.

OpenSSL CSR Wizard

March 21, 2008

DigiCert's new OpenSSL CSR Wizard allows you to quickly create a command to create a CSR in OpenSSL.

SSL Certificate Authority Review Contest ($50 Gift Certificate)

March 21, 2008

Our SSL Certificate Authority Review Contest is announced. Post an SSL Certificate Authority Review for any Certificate Authority and enter to win a $50 Gift Certificate.

Will Code Signing Certificates go EV?

March 16, 2008

Larry Seltzer writes about the development of EV certificates and how they relate to EV Certificates.

Flash + SSL + IE = WTF

March 16, 2008

Barton from posted about his experience trying to load data via SSL into Flash using Internet Explorer.

SSL certificates don't guarantee safety

March 16, 2008

The London Free Press wrote a short article about how much we should really trust "green address bars" and SSL certificates.

SSL Certificate Renewal: Even Google Forgets

March 9, 2008

Apparently no one is perfect when it comes to renewing SSL Certificates. Google forgot to renew an SSL Certificate resulting in an error displayed on users' computers for a large part of the day.