SSL News

10 common network security design flaws

October 25, 2009

Brien Posey discussed 10 common network security design flaws including two that are directly related to SSL

Thawte Shuts Down Free Email Certificates

September 29, 2009

Thawte announced that they will no longer be offering free email certificates

Microsoft Adds Support for StartCom Certificates

September 27, 2009

StartCom is proud to announce that digital certificates issued by the StartCom Certification Authority are now fully trusted and legitimate in Microsoft applications such as Internet Explorer and Office/Outlook.

Go Daddy on Pace to Become Largest SSL Provider in the World

September 27, 2009

Experts Forecast Fastest Growing SSL Provider to Pass All SSL Competitors in 18 Months

Hackers expose weakness in visiting trusted sites

August 2, 2009

A powerful new type of Internet attack works like a telephone tap, except operates between computers and Web sites they trust.

Public SSL Server Database Released

July 26, 2009

A new tool, the Public SSL Server Database, has been released by SSL Labs that will check a website to determine if an SSL certificate is correctly installed and configured to accept secure ciphers.

Kousec Software Releases Free Server Cert Manager

July 2, 2009

Securing your systems with SSL is becoming more and more important as networks increase in size and malware is released. Kousec Software has released a free Server Cert Manager that allows you to seamlessly manage your SSL Certificates.

SSL Certificates in Firefox 3.5

July 1, 2009

Firefox 3.5 was just released and it offers a few changes to the way that SSL is handles. It also appears that certain EV certificates are not displayed as EV certificates (they only show the normal blue bar rather than the green bar).

Research Reveals 88 Percent of American Web Users Unable to Spot Phishing Sites

June 21, 2009

A YouGov survey commissioned by VeriSign, Inc. has revealed that 88 percent of Web users in the United States are at risk from online fraud because they can't identify the different forms of phishing currently happening online.

Go Green for Less...Entrust EV SSL Certificates Now Available for Price of Regular SSL Certificates

June 14, 2009

Entrust, Inc., is offering EV SSL certificates for the same low price of regular Entrust SSL certificates.