Partner Newsletter Issue 3 May 2018

WELCOME This third issue of our DigiCert Partner News finds seemingly everyone on the planet obsessed with the looming deadline of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. We’ve got something to say about that (scroll down), but first, thank you for taking time to catch up with us. About DigiCert  DigiCert has a strong […]

Ready, Reset, Go

This week’s release presses “play” on features that have been paused for a while during our integration of DigiCert and Symantec Website Security systems. First things first: Thank you for your patience! As a reward for sticking with us, we’re treating you to something that you’ve requested for quite some time. Pilot Environment Now Offers […]

Upcoming EOL & Service Improvements

Changes are coming to the Malware Scanning and Vulnerability Assessment functionality across our Symantec and GeoTrust products. Changes will also be made to the Symantec Seal-in-Search functionality. Please read the details below such that you can change your buy flows and marketing for new customers, and adjust the expectations of existing customers. Geotrust Anti-Malware Scanning […]

Increased Renewal Window

I promised a release this week, specifically on 26 April. And that’s exactly what (and when) we’ll be delivering! I’m especially proud at my team for this release. They have rolled out a couple new features, while at the same time smashing over 20 bugs in our system! And that in only 7 days—and right […]

Improved Reissue Lifecycle Management

We just released updates for DigiCert’s partner platform and API, and wanted to let you know about the latest improvements. Reissuance OrderEvent Types Updated This week we resolved a problem with reissuing certificates through our partner API. Here’s an example of the problem we were seeing: When an in-process resissue order was cancelled, the API […]

How To Reissue 3-Year Certificates Without Losing Lifetime

Due to CAB forum baseline requirements, we are no longer able to issue certificates with a lifetime of more than 825 days (or 27 months). Technically speaking, our systems don’t process a “reissue” order any differently than issuing a new certificate. So, after February 21, 2018, when you reissue your 3-year certificate, our system will automatically […]

Partner Newsletter Issue 2 April 2018

By partnering with the industry leader, you benefit from DigiCert’s partner program, featuring the industry’s top talent and capabilities. We’re working to simplify certificate procurement & provisioning, allowing you to offer the best SSL/TLS and PKI solutions. Welcome This second issue of our DigiCert Partner News finds partners worldwide celebrating the change of seasons, and […]

Better Insights and Improved Validation Processes

We’re constantly working to offer the most attractive partner program out there. Accordingly, we’ve decided to make this blog more valuable by going beyond its current just-the-facts style. Moving forward, we intend to give you more insight into our intentions and ideas, alongside the feature highlights you’ve come to expect. Beyond communicating openly, we’ll share […]

Important Service Announcement Regarding Your Account

Enhancements and changes which are planned for release by mid-June 2018 will require your immediate attention or action, so please read this announcement. OCSP and CRL for Our Legacy Hierarchies For security and compliance best practices, we will update the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) infrastructure for all certificates issued […]