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Encrypting email – it always necessary certificates?

Not every email address with which you want to exchange secure email, have a valid certificate. In this case, to ensure secure and reliable communications can be used encryption on passwords basis. And email gateway must be protected in this

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Drones is now getting digital TLS / SSL certificates

Trusted certificates are now spread to drones. A few days ago will be released the new service, which will validate and confirm the drones. It will be SSL / TLS certificates issued by DigiCert authorities throught AirMap. Initially, the certificates

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Why cannot ignore security alerts associated with SSL-certificates

Be sure to keep in mind the simple truth: in any case it is impossible to ignore the security notices in your browser. Do not assume that clicking on the “Accept” will necessarily lead to the fact that the site

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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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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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PCI DSS 3.2: what you need to remember?

PCI Security Standards Council describes the main requirements for PCI DSS 3.2 – update, which is aimed at the business. Troy Leach says, that the introduction of the standard will not fast in order to the organization to prepare for

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Japanese researchers have developed a method of data encryption for smart home

Scientists from the Japanese Tohoku University have created a new method of encrypting information transmitted in smart home systems, and machine to machine. Now the possibility of such encryption is limited – as soon as the power supply unit is

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CloudFlare insists on encryption

Last week for CloudFlare was held under the motto of strengthen cryptographic connections to its global CDN-network. The company has opened to customers free access to innovations such as the TLS 1.3 protocol, Automatic HTTPS Rewrites (auto-redirect from HTTP to

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Chinese CA issued SSL-certificate for Github domain to simple user

An applicant may receive a free SSL-certificate for the base domain, if he can confirm the control of a subdomain. Chinese certification authority (CA) WoSign, specializing in the issue of free SSL-certificates, mistakenly issued certificates for basic domains Github and

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SSL to protect the enterprise network: Why EV?

SSL certificates with Extended Validation provide a higher level of confidence and reliability than simple DV certificates with domain verification only. The latter do not contain any information about the owner in the “Company Name”, and although they are technically

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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.