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Protecting private keys has become the new standard

Certificate Authority Security Council recently renewed the minimum requirements for code signing, which apply to all certification centers. Previously, no such requirements exist, but now it will improve Web security and simplify the verification of programs legality. New requirements for

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Comodo became partners of cPanel

Comodo and cPanel became partners, that allowing includes the ability to produce free AutoSSL TLS / SSL-certificates. This approach allows more efficient to deploy encryption on the network. CPanel  and Comodo noted that from December 8 free SSL-certificates will be

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Symantec SSL Certificates displays error due to a bug in Chrome

Bug on Chrome, revealed recently, led to errors when accessing HTTPS-sites from personal computers, as well as Android devices. Discovered bug causes problems with validation for some of Symantec SSL-certificates. The same problems also affected certificates issued by certification authorities

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Automattic preparing a major change in the field for the SSL WordPress for web hosting companies

The aim of Automattic – to do everything that the services you use will be safe. The company, which is the creator of the WordPress platform, today announced that it will actively invest in SSL technology. This implies that the

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Certificates Transparency: what you should know about it

Recently, we saw a lot of news about the certificates transparency. For example, the Google will make it mandatory in October 2017, and Mozilla has announced that they will support it. What is the general certificates transparency? Let’s start with

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SSL-certificate with SHA1 will be deprecated in 2017

Last days of SHA1 SSL-certificates is coming. Certificates of this type based on a cryptographic hash, which is calculated using the SHA-1 algorithm. Recent studies have shown that the SHA1 algorithm is not as strong as previously thought. Although no

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Comodo launched a new platform for certificate management

Digital certificates are an essential part of online security. The number of “internet of things” devices continues to grow, so digital certificates will become more important. Certificate management will become more complex. Cybersecurity products from the company Comodo, the world’s

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What you need to know about the upcoming Google updates security

On the threshold stands a new security update at Google, but it does nothing new for us. Google is actively worked on the protection of the network and users in recent years. Even in 2015, Google moved their promise to

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Opinions about deprivation of trust to the two major CA – WoSign and StartCom

Effect of withdrawal of confidence in the two CA – WoSign and StartCom – are unusual. RiskIQ, security vendor, has estimated that about 760,000 sites using SSL / TLS certificates issued by StartCom or WoSign. “I am sure that the

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Google refused to trust certificates WoSign and StartCom

Following a similar decision taken by Mozilla and Apple, Google decided to abandon the new digital certificates issued by the two certification authorities – WoSign and StartCom. The reason is that these CAs are breaking the rules and industry best

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All about SSL

This site is dedicated to SSL-certificates. You will learn what is an SSL certificate, how to issue and reissue it. FAQ SSL will be useful for both novices and pros. SSL Knowledgebase contains sections on validation, trust logo, vulnerabilities, SSL-certificates differences by type (Wildcard, EV, DV, etc.), as well as many other things.