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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.

Moxie Marlinspike's New SSL Attack is Nothing New

February 22, 2009

Moxie Marlinspike presented on a "new" way of attacking SSL at the Black Hat security conference on Wednesday. His tool, called SSLstrip, exploits the interface between http and https sessions using techniques that have existed for years. How does it work and what is the solution?

What is WebTrust for CAs (Certification Authorities)?

February 16, 2009

Who watches the watchers? Every Certification Authority undergoes a stringent audit called the AICPA/CICA WebTrust Program for Certification Authorities which ensures that they are following certain procedures and security policies.

GoDaddy Captures 47 Percent of SSL Market

February 1, 2009

Press release about the growth of Go Daddy in the SSL Certificate market.

DigiCert SSL Certificate Products Offer Multiplicity, Affordability and Compatibility

February 1, 2009

Press release about DigiCert's Unified Communications and Wildcard products and their Easy CSR Command Generators.

VeriSign Forgets to Renew an SSL Certificate

January 25, 2009

It seems that no one is immune to letting an SSL certificate expire. Not even VeriSign, the largest provider of SSL certificates.

SSL VPN Servers

January 18, 2009

Learn more about SSL VPN Servers and how they can give you a revolutionary way to securely access your files and applications anywhere in the world.