Frost & Sullivan report links e-commerce revenue with high-assurance certificates

According to a new Frost & Sullivan white paper, the number of consumers using digital payment methods continues to increase worldwide—and so do concerns about online fraud. With 6.17 million data records stolen every day by cybercriminals, companies doing business on the internet have two choices: win the digital trust of consumers or lose revenue. […]

Majority of Companies Prepared for Upcoming Chrome 70 Distrust of Symantec-Issued TLS Certificates

DigiCert ready to help those yet to act with quick, free replacement process The stable release of Google Chrome 70 is a little over a month away, marking the browser’s final distrust date of Symantec TLS roots. Most leading websites have already made the transition to DigiCert trusted roots, with only about 1-2 percent of […]

Our Latest Symantec Distrust Guidance

This week, Apple announced they will be distrusting SSL/TLS certificates issued from Symantec’s legacy root certificates, which includes the Thawte, GeoTrust, and RapidSSL brands. We have  given guidance on replacing these certificates for compatibility with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. This new announcement from Apple imposes later deadlines, and does not require any additional action […]

EV Certificates & DigiCert

By Jeremy Rowley and Tim Hollebeek The Certificate Authority/Browser (CA/Browser) community discussions on the value of Extended Validation (EV) certificates, the future of EV, and proposed improvements to EV revealed that DigiCert has a slightly different view on EV than other participants. Sharing our view on EV issuance may help others understand the stances DigiCert […]

Apple Announces Certificate Transparency Requirement

Following their 2018 WWDC conference, Apple announced they will begin requiring Certificate Transparency (CT) for all SSL/TLS certificates issued after October 15, 2018. Certificate Transparency is a recent addition to the SSL ecosystem, first introduced in 2013, which provides transparency by publicly logging SSL certificates. This allows auditors to get a more reliable look at […]

Getting Ahead of Chrome 70 Distrust of Symantec-Issued Certificates

Today marks the planned release of Google Chrome 66 stable version and the culmination of the first major distrust event for Symantec root certificates in the world’s most used web browser. With the Chrome 66 stable release, Symantec, Thawte, GeoTrust, and RapidSSL certificates issued before June 1, 2016, and still in use will be greeted […]

Safari Warns about Unsecure Logins

The latest version of Apple’s browser, Safari 11.1, was released yesterday for iOS and macOS. The new update brings a warning for websites that offer login forms over unencrypted HTTP, which has become standard UI for most major web browsers. Safari’s warning appears in red and reads “Website Not Secure” when the login form has […]