SSL News

Pretty-Bad-Proxy Browser Vulnerabilities (mostly) Fixed

May 24, 2009

Microsoft researchers and others at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy released information about serious web browser vulnerabilities when using a proxy. Because the findings weren't released publicly until, they have nearly all been fixed.

GlobalSign Announces Support for Transparent SSL Certificate Lifecycle Management at Microsoft TechEd 2009

May 15, 2009

Following a collaboration with the Microsoft public key infrastructure (PKI) team responsible for digital certificate services in the upcoming Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 products, GlobalSign was able to demonstrate a fully operational WS-Trust (Web Services Trust) implementation at yesterday’s Microsoft TechEd North America 2009 conference in Los Angeles.

VeriSign Helps Minimize Downtime and Lost Business With New Certificate Discovery Module

April 26, 2009

New Certificate Discovery Module for VeriSign's Managed PKI for SSL Services Enables Real-Time Tracking of All SSL Certificates in Complex Business Environments

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April 14, 2009

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SSL Certificate Compatibility - What web browsers are compatible with your SSL certificate?

March 29, 2009

SSL certificate compatibility is an important factor to consider when you are deciding on an SSL certificate provider. SSL compatibility is determined by the number of browsers that automatically include the root certificate that your certificate links up to. Find out how compatible your SSL certificate is.

Leading Security Experts to Unveil New Attacks Against EV-SSL During CanSecWest Presentation

March 22, 2009

Two security researchers Mike Zusman, and Alexander Sotirov have discussed possible attacks involving EV SSL Certificates at the tenth annual CanSecWest conference. Details are sparse but more will be released soon.

Free SSL Certificates from a Free Certificate Authority

March 16, 2009

Are you looking for free SSL Certificates? Most sites should buy a trusted certificate from a well-known Certificate Authority to capitalize on browser compatibility and the high assurance of commercial providers. Still, there are many places where free SSL Certificates will work just fine.

GlobalSign Introduces EV SSL to Managed SSL Service

March 15, 2009

Leading Enterprise Certificate Management Service allows control and immediate issuance of Extended Validation (EV) SSL

VeriSign Celebrates the Two Year Anniversary of Extended Validation SSL

March 8, 2009

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced significant milestones achieved by Extended Validation (EV) SSL on the second anniversary of EV's launch.

SSL Host Headers in IIS 7

February 26, 2009

SSL Host Headers in IIS 7 allow you to use one SSL certificate for multiple IIS websites on the same IP address. Through the IIS Manager interface, IIS only allows you to bind one site on each IP address to port 443 using an SSL certificate.