SSL Certificate Authority Press Releases -- May 26, 2013
Alan Raymond, Dan Timpson bring combined nearly four decades of experience within high-tech, security, channel sales to continue DigiCert’s growth momentum.
March 5, 2013 - Michigan HIN Secure Sharing of Interstate Health Records
Project supports MiHIN’s initiative to help improve healthcare quality and affordability for Michigan residents through fast, secure electronic exchange of health information; serves as model for other states.
February 14, 2013 - Announcing the CA Security Council
DigiCert is joining with other leading CAs to announce the CA Security Council. We are working together to support the advancement of internet security by promoting security standards, encouraging best practices, and educating people about how to improve the deployment of a continually trustworthy SSL ecosystem. (Press Release)
December 17, 2012 - TA Associates Announces Majority Investment in DigiCert
TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed a majority investment in DigiCert, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
December 13, 2012 - DigiCert Named One of Best Companies to Work For in Utah
DigiCert, Inc. for the second consecutive year has been named by Utah Business magazine as one of the Best Companies to Work For in Utah. The announcement is the latest recognition of DigiCert’s efforts to create a flexible and empowering workplace, and it marks the 10th award the company has received this year.
November 15, 2012 - DigiCert Ranked in Deloitte’s 2012 Technology Fast 500™
DigiCert announced it ranked number 160 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.
October 2, 2012 - DigiCert Participates in National Cyber Security Awareness Month
DigiCert emphasizes “Our Shared Responsibility” through educational efforts within industry as well as with DigiCert’s clients and their users.
September 6, 2012 - DigiCert Recognized in Inc. 500/5000 List
DigiCert, Inc. has been recognized in the 2012 Inc. 500/5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, ranking as the 19th-fastest growing security company
August 28, 2012 - Even Faster Issuance for High-Assurance SSL
DigiCert is now issuing high-assurance SSL certificates even faster – typically within less than an hour. Its support team has recently completed a streamlining initiative that has improved certificate issuance times by 50 percent in the last 12 months.
August 14, 2012 - Announcing EV Code Signing Certificates
DigiCert, Inc. today announced a major breakthrough in application code security with the availability of Extended Validation Code Signing Certificates
July 17, 2012 - Benefits of EV SSL for Resellers at HostingCon 2012
As the nation’s leading web hosting providers gather in Boston for the HostingCon 2012 conference, DigiCert is inviting resellers to enable customer business success by providing high-assurance SSL certificates, issued within hours
June 20, 2012 - DigiCert Signs Sponsorship Agreement with NGINX
GlobalSign, DigiCert, Comodo and NGINX announced a joint effort and a sponsored development contract, to enhance the NGINX open source Web server to support OCSP-stapling
June 8, 2012 - DigiCert Recognized in UV50 Awards
DigiCert is named fast-growing company in the UV50 Awards for the fourth year in a row as it continues its rapid and sustainable growth
June 6, 2012 - DigiCert Named to OTA Online Trust Honor Roll
DigiCert joins OTA and fellow industry leaders in advocating for a safer internet with EV SSL certificates and consumer privacy measures; company leads by example
May 25, 2012 - DigiCert Expands to Southern Utah
DigiCert, Inc. has announced the opening of an office in St. George, Utah that will help expand its award-winning customer support area
May 8, 2012 - Wikimedia Foundation Partners with DigiCert
With 489 million unique visitors to Wikipedia and its sister sites each month, the Foundation values efficiency and trust afforded by DigiCert's "Best in Class" SSL Certificates
April 26, 2012 - DigiCert Launches Free SSL Certificate Discovery Tool
Web-based application allows organizations to discover and manage digital certificates, regardless of certificate issuer; saves time and money, and avoids costly manual tracking errors
April 16, 2012 - DigiCert Names Nicholas Hales CEO
Nicholas Hales has been appointed CEO of DigiCert and Ken Bretschneider, DigiCert founder, has been named Executive Chairman of the Board
March 29, 2012 - DigiCert Receives Distinguished Federal PKI Certification
DigiCert, Inc. to issue digital certificates that encrypt sensitive data and authenticate identities for federal agencies.
February 28, 2012 - DigiCert Launches Kernel-Mode Code Signing Digital Certificates
Compatible with Microsoft, new certificates broaden company’s recognized “best in class” SSL certificates to kernel-mode software programmers and engineers.
February 23, 2012 - DigiCert VP Scott Rea to Address Online Security for Healthcare at HIMSS 2012
Leading expert on Managed Public Key Infrastructure customization will discuss how tool can help establish trust in the Internet as a platform for medical data sharing.
January 26, 2012 - DigiCert Named Best SSL Value by Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan global analyst group recognizes DigiCert with 2011 Customer Value Enhancement Award, citing the company's cost-effective, best-in-class SSL certificates.
January 9, 2012 - Travis Tidball Marketer of the Year
Our very own VP of Marketing was named Marketer of the Year at the 2012 Sales and Marketer of the Year (SAMY) awards.
December 22, 2011 - Utah's Best Companies to Work For
DigiCert was named as one of Utah's Best Companies to Work For by Utah Business Magazine, the ninth award that DigiCert has received in 2011. Companies who participate in this program go through an extensive examination in several areas, including corporate culture, benefits, pay, communication, and employee pride.
November 17, 2011 - ClickID Trust Seals Now Available
The ClickID trust seal increases conversion and customer confidence by showcasing strong identity verification with an attractive site seal. Establishing online legitimacy is essential for organizations that have an Internet presence. The ClickID trust seal helps assure site visitors that the rightful operator of the site has been identified by stringent authentication procedures.
October 24, 2011 - DigiCert Recognized for Workplace Excellence
We are happy to announce receiving several awards, including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 award, the Utah 100 award, and the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility award. Earlier this year, DigiCert received an Inc 500|5000 ranking, a Utah Best of State award, and a UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies award.
September 7, 2011 - DigiCert & Dyn Announce New Partnership
DigiCert will be providing SSL certificate issuance and customer/technical support for Dyn customers with SSL issues. Dyn is an Internet-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader specializing in DNS and email delivery. Existing Dyn customers will have their SSL certificates transferred to DigiCert when it comes time to renew but they have immediate access to the DigiCert support team for SSL-related questions, effective immediately.
August 30, 2011 - DigiCert Makes Inc. 500|5000® List for 2011
Our company has been recognized by Inc. magazine's annual Inc 500|5000 ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. DigiCert ranks no. 639 on the list with a 3-year sales growth of 503 percent.
July 28, 2011 - DigiCert Hosts 2011 TAGPMA Face-to-Face Meeting
DigiCert hosted The Americas Grid Policy Management Authority (TAGPMA) for their 13th Face-to-Face Meeting at the DigiCert corporate offices in Lindon, UT.
May 26, 2011 - DigiCert Appoints New CFO
DigiCert is happy to introduce our customers to our new CFO, Ryan Woodley.
May 11, 2011 - DigiCert Wins Best of State Award
DigiCert was selected as the Best of State winner for Utah's prestigious award. We are proud to be a Utah company and are happy to work with and in the local community.
April 22, 2011 - DigiCert CFO Named Outstanding CFO of the Year
Our awesome CFO, Brenda Homer, recently was awarded the title of Outstandign CFO of the Year from the Utah Technology Council.
April 20, 2011 - DigiCert Awarded Fastest-Growing Company
Despite the recent economic downturn of recent years, DigiCert has been able to enjoy tremendous growth, and was honored for that at a local business conference.
February 24, 2011 - Code Signing Certificates Now Offered
DigiCert is proud to announce that we have expanded our digital certificate lineup once again, this time to include code signing certificates.
January 12, 2011 - New Three-for-One Extended Validation SSL
With our new package pricing for EV SSL certificates, organizations are able to upgrade to Extended Validation certificates for prices competitive with our standard SSL certificates.
December 16, 2010 - DigiCert Now Offers EV Wildcard Alternatives
This month DigiCert introduced a new EV product line intended to allow server administrators to secure their entire domain with enhanced Extended Validation security at one low price.
October 28, 2010 - SHA-2 SSL Certificates Now Available
DigiCert customers are now able to upgrade the secure hashing algorithm to SHA-2 (or SHA-256) from the standard SHA-1. SHA-2 may be required in compliance with certain federal regulations, or by PCI compliance scanners.
October 21, 2010 - DigiCert SSL Customer Support Recognized for Excellence
In recent months, DigiCert has received various recognitions for the excellent customer service that we strive to provide. Along with our easy-to-use systems and low prices, DigiCert is committed to offer the best possible value and support in SSL.
September 23, 2010 - Online Trust Alliance Recognizes DigiCert for Excellence in Online Trust
The OTA announced the winners of the 2010 Excellence in Online Trust Awards at a forum hosted at Georgetown University. At those awards, DigiCert was recognized as a leader in Customer Support, for "unwavering commitment to support and customer satisfaction."
September 17, 2010 - DigiCert Sponsoring Online Trust and Cybersecurity Forum
As a Steering Committee member of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), DigiCert helps to promote trust in the online community through addressing cybersecurity issues affecting both consumers and businesses. This year's event will highlight ways to maintain consumer trust by protecting brand reputation and preventing the exploitation of data.
September 1, 2010 - New Wildcard SSL Features Available
Certificates issues as of September will now include the ability to have Subject Alternate Names (SANs) added to the certificate at purchase. These SANs will allow Wildcards to secure the entire domain to which they are issued, instead of just first-level subdomains in the traditional *.domain.com format.
August 24, 2010 - Automated Certificate Installation Checking from DigiCert
When you buy a certificate from DigiCert you dont just get a great product at great value, you also get the best service money can buy. We have already offered self-service installation verification tools (heads and shoulders beyond the competition), and this month we're happy to announce that we'll do the work for you, and let you know if we identify any errors and how those errors can be resolved.
DigiCert now offers enterprise SSL certificate management services, allowing account administrators greater user management as well as certificate management functions. Managed PKI accounts are especially helpful for organizations requiring a large volume of SSL certificates, and are offered at no additional cost to all of our customers.
July 15, 2010 - DigiCert Renews WebTrust Extended Validation Certification
DigiCert passes WebTrust EV CA audit for SSL Certificate Authorities. WebTrust EV auditing is designed to hold CAs accountable to hold CAs accountable to Extended Validation issuance standards as set forth by the CA/Browser forum.
June 29, 2010 - New Windows SSL Certificate Management Tool
DigiCert, Inc. has created a free tool designed to diagnose and repair SSL certificates. Managing and troubleshooting Microsoft server certificate installations is made virtually painless with this tool, no matter whom the certificate is issued by.
May 21, 2009 - DigiCert and SafeMashups Partner to Secure Web 2.0 Protocols
SafeMashups and DigiCert partner to provide secure SSL certificates through the MashSSL Web Toolkit, allowing a trusted pipe to be built between your web service and that of your partners when using MashSSL.
March 17, 2009 - Promoting Education Through the "Giving of the Green"
DigiCert has committed to a substantial donation through Utah Valley University's annual "Giving of the Green" fundraising program. DigiCert will match donations from students, effectively doubling the amount of funds made available to students through this program.
March 3, 2009 - MD5 Certificate Hack Does Not Impact DigiCert Customers
Although this recent security break could impact as many as 14% of all SSL certs currently on the internet, DigiCert does not use the MD5 hashing algorithm (long considered less secure than the newer SHA-1 algorithm) for any of our customers certificates, and all of our customers can rest assured this does not consititute any kind of threat to the security of their certificates.
February 20, 2009 - EV SSL Certificates Protect Against SSLstrip Attacks
During a man-in-the-middle attack, hackers can redirect users to their own sites that are otherwise indistinguishable from the actual website users intended to access. EV SSL certificates can help reduce vulnerability to this kind of attack, by encouraging users to look for certain key elements, such as the green URL bar.
Februrary 10, 2009 - DigiCert Certificates are More Flexible than Ever With SANs
With the use of the Subject Alternate Name field our new UC Certificates (originally intended for use with Exchange 2007, but now widely accepted and valid for use on almost every server type) allow customers to cut costs as well as increasing their ability to secure their servers and reduce time installing or renewing certificates.