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.
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, 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, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement to sell its Authentication Services business to Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) for approximately $1.28 billion in cash.
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Watch the HSBC video and see how HSBC increases security and consumer confidence with VeriSign Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates. With more than 80 million customers worldwide accessing 2,000 HSBC Web sites and a rapidly growing demand on internet banking services, there is a constant focus on accessibility, usability and deliverability. That's why HSBC chose VeriSign as its EV SSL security provider.