SSL News

Is Customer Service Important for SSL Certificate Providers?

December 23, 2010

A look at what factors are considered when people buy an SSL Certificate and why customer service should be considered as important as what products are offered.

How to Disable Weak Ciphers and SSL 2.0 in Tomcat

December 11, 2010

Most versions of Tomcat have weak ciphers enabled by default. Learn how to disable them so you can pass a PCI Compliance scan.

How to Disable Weak Ciphers and SSL 2.0 and SSL 3.0 in Apache

December 11, 2010

Most versions of Apache have SSL 2.0, 3.0, and weak ciphers enabled by default. Learn how to disable them so you can pass a PCI Compliance scan.

Gain Trust Online Using Trust Seals

November 27, 2010

There are several kinds of trust seals that can cost up to $2000 per year. But do they actually help to increase trust and sales?

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.