SSL News

Top 10 Ways to Save Money on SSL Certificates

December 22, 2008

Economic recession got you down? Are you looking to save money on SSL Certificates so you have enough money for the power bill? SSL Certificates are expensive little buggers for just being a few Kilobytes of data. We’ve got some great ideas for you to save money on SSL Certificates.

Corporate Problems with SSL

December 21, 2008

Benjamin Low on ZDNet Asia wrote about some of the problems corporations face when dealing with SSL encrypted traffic on their network. Though he raises some interesting questions, some of his arguments are flawed.

Protect your identity during the holiday shopping season

December 7, 2008

Eileen AJ Connelly from The Associated Press has written a good article about keeping your identity safe online and offline during this holiday season.

Extinction of Unchained SSL Certificates

November 30, 2008

Unchained SSL certificates are issued directly off a trusted root certificate. VeriSign's cut-off date for unchained SSL certificates is less than two weeks away. Are you prepared?

SSL Certificates and PCI Compliance

November 30, 2008

The proper use of SSL certificates is only a small part of the PCI requirements but it is an important one.

AOTA Credits Increased Online Consumer Trust in 2008 to EV SSL Certificate Adoption

November 23, 2008

The AOTA has released a press release about the success of EV SSL certificates.

Safari now supports EV SSL certificates

November 16, 2008

Apple has quietly released Safari 3.2 which adds support for EV SSL certificates

Flagstar Bank Increases Signups by 10% Using EV SSL Certificates

November 2, 2008

VeriSign has issued a press release reporting that Flagstar Bank has seem impressive results from using an EV SSL Certificate on their website.

The Risks In Wildcard Certificates

October 19, 2008

Larry Seltzer has written a short article on the risks in using Wildcard certificates that focuses primarily on VeriSign's reasoning. It is important to understand the risks you are taking but in most situations they are minimal and allow you to save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. And every dollar counts these days.

Trade names in Extended Validation SSL Certificates

October 19, 2008

VeriSign's Tim Callan has posted short article on how trade names are included in an EV SSL Certificate.