Unchained SSL certificates are issued directly off a trusted root certificate.
The proper use of SSL certificates is only a small part of the PCI requirements but it is an important one.
The AOTA has released a press release about the success of EV SSL certificates.
Apple has quietly released Safari 3.2 which adds support for EV SSL certificates
VeriSign has issued a press release reporting that Flagstar Bank has seem impressive results from using an EV SSL Certificate on their website.
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.
VeriSign's Tim Callan has posted short article on how trade names are included in an EV SSL Certificate.
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.
A collection of all the external SSL news article.
A new phishing email claims to let bank customers upgrade their account to EV SSL. Don't fall for it!