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What Security Pros Predict for IoT Security in 2017

For years IoT security has been a cause for concern, but 2017 may be the year that IoT attacks and lack of standardized security measures become a regular issue. According to research firm Gartner, there were an estimated 6.4 billion IoT devices in 2016, and are forecasting over 20 billion IoT devices by 2020. Despite […]

CAB/Forum Votes to Shorten Certificate Lifetime Validity Periods: How It Impacts You

The CA/Browser Forum (CAB Forum) comprises the world’s leading CAs and browser vendors. The CAB Forum meetings and discussions attempt to build consensus on rules and guidelines about global digital certificate practices. One common topic is how to shorten certificate lifetimes. The goal is to accelerate security efforts and minimize the potential damage caused by […]

Browser Security Icon Updates and SHA-1 Deprecation

Earlier this year, both Google and Mozilla released versions of Chrome and Firefox with changes to their security indicators and updates for the SHA-1 deprecation. Both browsers feel that these changes will simultaneously help users recognize the risks of entering unsecure HTTP sites and urge site owners to upgrade to secure HTTPS connections. Chrome In […]