SSL News

How to Disable SSL 2.0 and SSL 3.0 in IIS 7

October 19, 2008

Windows Server 2008 using IIS 7 allows SSL 2.0 and SSL 3.0 by default. This must be changed for PCI compliance. Learn how to do it here.

All SSL News

October 12, 2008

A collection of all the external SSL news article.

Phishing with EV SSL Certificates

September 28, 2008

A new phishing email claims to let bank customers upgrade their account to EV SSL. Don't fall for it!

View SSL Cipher details using CipherFox

September 21, 2008

A new Firefox plug-in allows you to view the specific SSL cipher that is being used to encrypt your connection to a web site.

EV SSL Case Studies

September 21, 2008

VeriSign has compiled a list of case studies showing how EV SSL has helped various sites. If you need help convincing your superiors to switch to EV SSL, these may be the ticket.

SSL Certificates in Google Chrome

September 7, 2008

Google's new web browser, Chrome, has sparked a lot of discussion and interest in many of its new features. Though still in beta, it handles many things much better than all other current browsers. But how does it handle SSL certificates? Does it give the appropriate error messages and user interface notifications? That is what we are going to investigate.

Perspectives: Extension to change how Firefox handles SSL Certificates

September 1, 2008

There has been plenty of debate lately about how Firefox handles self-signed SSL Certificates. Instead of just whining about it, some researchers at Carnegie Mellon have released a Firefox extension that changes how it handles SSL Certificates.

SSL Seminars and Podcasts

September 1, 2008

Tired of reading? Learn more about SSL and the Extended Validation SSL certificates using one of these seminars or podcasts.

Fallacies of evaluating EV

August 24, 2008

Tim Callan from VeriSign has posted about several fallacies that he encounters when discussing EV SSL Certificates.

Changes made by Google enable complete SSL encryption

August 24, 2008

Google recently enabled a feature that allows all traffic (including session cookies) to be transmitted securely.