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How exactly will be called the next version of the TLS?


Will there be a version called TLS 1.3, TLS 4 or something else? Work on the next version already being conducted and is expected the final result will be ready in early 2017. It remains only to make small changes

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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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Note: encrypted traffic can be a threat!


Without any sane strategy to manage encrypted traffic, you can be vulnerable to attacks and leakage of critical data. The use of SSL and TLS is growing rapidly. This is good because it allows you to protect the privacy of

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TLS-encryption of e-mail client

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Due to the fact that for sending email messages SMTP standard does not use any encryption or authentication procedure, any message is available for viewing. Decisions on the client side, such as Secure MIME (S / MIME) or Pretty Good

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Comodo is trying to get the brand Let’s Encrypt


The non-profit certification authority Let’s Encrypt, controlled by community and provides certificates for free to all comers, revealed information about the attempt of Comodo Group, which business is associated with the spread of SSL certificates, to arrogate the right on

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Symantec Certificates are now issued free of charge


Now you do not need to pay for DV (domain validated) TLS / SSL certificates (hereinafter referred to simply «TLS»). Symantec, the dominant player in the SSL market, is going to give certificates for free as part of a partnership

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The transition to the use of TLS in payments for compliance with the PCI


PCI SSC has officially announced the postponement of the deadline for the use of unsecure cryptographic SSL protocol with the June 2016 to June 2018. The decision was made in response to requests representatives of industry and information security community

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6 vulnerabilities in OpenSSL have been fixed


OpenSSL cryptographic library has released an update which will fix the six discovered issues. Only two of them are labeled as “critical”. OpenSSL is an important part of the Internet infrastructure, because it is one of the most widely used

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Google, Microsoft and Yahoo want to make email resistant to MITM attacks


In the era of Apple vs FBI and large-scale hacking on a regular basis, many people are beginning to realize that our data are not so well protected as they should be. Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and many other technological

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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.