More customer service kiosks, self-service portals, and customer contact channels increases the exposure of personal information and raises the risk of data falling into the wrong hands.
Choosing a Certificate Authority (CA) is just as important as picking the right SSL. You wouldn’t just hand over the keys to your home to anyone, and shouldn’t trust just any provider to do SSL.
Admins need to create and enforce strong password policies in their organizations, as well as educate their users on what constitutes a strong password.
The rogue certificates issued by the NIC demonstrate the need for regional CAs to be held to the same standard as globally trusted CAs and audited against current standards by accredited and reliable auditing entities.
Consumers and business owners can rest assured, SSL is a proven technology that has secured millions of websites over the years and remains the single more important factor to data security online today.
It’s not enough to talk about the things that matter to us, we have to make a difference in customer service. This requires being open to change and doing what’s right for customers every time.
The recent OpenSSL vulnerability update does not affect SSL Certificates, but administrators are strongly advised to update their systems.
High Assurance SSL Certificates are trusted by all browsers so users always see https:// and the secure lock when they access a secure site.
A bug in the software servers use to create secure connections leaves sites open to exploits allowing attackers to obtain sensitive data from secured Web sites.