SSL News

The Importance of SSL Certificates for Alternative Auction Sites

June 17, 2007

Needs some convincing that an SSL certificate is necessary for an auction site? This post by sunray on PheeBay.com should give you some perspective.

Eligibility expands for EV Certificates

June 17, 2007

The new EV (extended validation) certificates, which turn the browser's address bar green, were initially only available to incorporated business. The Certification Authority/Browser Forum is now approving new guidelines that will allow smaller companies such as sole-proprietorships and general partnerships to get an EV certificate.

SSL/TLS Strong Encryption: FAQ - Apache HTTP Server

June 17, 2007

A very useful collection of SSL related FAQs and instructions when using mod_ssl with the Apache web server. Covers installation, configuration, certificates, the SSL protocol and specific mod_ssl issues.

How to Create a Self Signed Certificate

June 16, 2007

Do you have a really tight budget? You could sign your own SSL certificate as long as you can install your root certificate to all the computers that will be accessing your site

HowtoForge - Secure Websites Using SSL and Certificates

June 15, 2007

A thorough tutorial on how to secure a web site using SSL

AmbironTrustWave Acquires SecureTrust Corporation

June 13, 2007

AmbironTrustWave has now acquired a certificate authority SecureTrust Corporation. This allows the company to directly issue Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

What PayPal has to say about EV SSL

June 5, 2007

Are EV certificates working? PayPal presented some slides with some interesting facts.

Is Phishing getting worse?

June 4, 2007

The Anti-Phishing Work Group posted their April report which shows that phishing problems continue to increase.

10 Anti-Phishing Firefox Extensions

May 31, 2007

Defending against phishing attacks has become a top priority for most internet users. Learn about 10 Firefox extensions that can help turn the tide of the battle.