SSL News

Secure your Email with SSL

August 7, 2007

If you're looking for a way to secure your email with SSL to keep people from sniffing your sensitive information, George Ou, shows you how simple it is to do. As he states it, "Email security has been around forever, you just need to turn it on"

Firefox EV Certificate Interface plans

August 3, 2007

Johnathan Nightingale, Firefox security interface designer, has released a lot of information about the user interface for the next version of Firefox. Particularly important is how it handles EV and normal SSL certificates.meandering wildly

Ruby on Rails SSL configuration

August 2, 2007

Michael Gorsuch posts about how to quickly set up your Ruby on Rails application to use SSL.

Linux Postfix SSL Installation

August 2, 2007

Vivek on nixCraft explains how to create and install an SSL certificate for use with a postfix mail server. He also covers how to configure postfix to use the SSL Certificate.

A Short History of VeriSign

August 1, 2007

Ever wonder what the roots of the biggest SSL Provider are? Wonder no more, as Wallstrip gives you the tour.

Secure Outlook Web Access with (free) SSL

July 28, 2007

Justin Fielding at Tech Republic reviews how to secure Outlook Web Access using an SSL certificate from a free certificate authority.

An Introduction to SSL VPNs

July 25, 2007

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are a cost effective method of allowing employees and others telecommute or access company network resources away from the network. Securing a VPN with SSL allows all the data to remain private and secure.

Implementing SSL on Windows a machine

July 23, 2007

George Ou offers a simple tutorial on how to create an SSL certificate on a Windows machine using the command line. A great introduction to getting a certificate if you have never gotten one before.

Microsoft Windows Root Certificate Security Issues

July 20, 2007

Removing a default root certificate from Windows XP may be pointless because that certificate seems to be automatically added as a trusted certificate again, according to security expert Paul Hoffman.

Scare customers with expired SSL certificates

July 19, 2007

It's easy to scare away customers using an SSL certificate that has already expired. Don't let it happen to your business.