SSL News

How to Create a Self Signed Certificate in IIS 7

October 23, 2010

Learn how to create an IIS Self Signed Certificate to secure your IIS 7 website.

Venafi Survey: 78% of Organizations Experienced Downtime Due to Mismanaged Encryption This Year

October 18, 2010

A Venafi survey says 78% of organizations have experienced system downtime due to encryption failures in the past 12 months

How to Create and Install an Apache Self Signed Certificate

October 16, 2010

Learn how to create an Apache self signed certificate to secure your Apache web server with SSL for free.

Symantec Completes Acquisition of VeriSign’s Security Business

August 11, 2010

Symantec Corp. today announced it has completed its acquisition of VeriSign’s identity and authentication business, which includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Code Signing Certificate Services, the Managed Public Key Infrastructure (MPKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Seal, the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service and the VIP Fraud Detection Service (FDS). The acquisition agreement between Symantec and VeriSign also included a majority stake in VeriSign Japan and was announced on May 19, 2010.

DEFCON Presentation: The EFF SSL Observatory

August 7, 2010

The Electronic Frontier Foundation recently gave a presentation about vulnerabilities in the public SSL landscape. It covered topics such as weak keys, and trust issues with subordinate CAs.

Venafi Encryption Director Applauded for Encryption Policy Management by SC Magazine

August 3, 2010

Venafi, Inc., the leading provider of automated encryption management solutions—including certificate management and enterprise key lifecycle management—was recently acknowledged for its industry leadership in Policy Management by SC Magazine.

VeriSign to Sell Authentication Services Business to Symantec for $1.28 Billion

May 20, 2010

VeriSign, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement to sell its Authentication Services business to Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) for approximately $1.28 billion in cash.

SSL For Newbs

April 17, 2010

What is SSL? Learn what every web developer should know about SSL and SSL certificates.

VeriSign Exceeds 2 Billion Certificate Checks in a Single Day

April 15, 2010

VeriSign exceeds 2 billion certificate checks in a single day. The milestone, which was reached on Monday, April 12, represents an average of 23,000 online validations a second.

How to set up OpenSSH on Windows

April 3, 2010

Quick instructions for setting up OpenSSH on Windows