How to Request or Renew Digital Certificates from Home As most people connect with your business solely online during COVID-19, it is more important than ever to maintain your websites’ security. Working from home can open up possibilities for hackers, but you can keep your systems secure by having and maintaining online certificates. TLS/SSL certificates […]
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Even before the coronavirus outbreak, employees were increasingly working from home. According to the Federal Reserve, the percentage of the labor force working from home tripled in the last 15 years. However, since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, many companies are asking their employees to work from home. As more people log […]
Three, Two, One, Liftoff on One-Year TLS Certificates At the CA/Browser (CA/B) Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia, this week, Apple announced that beginning Sept. 1, newly issued publicly trusted TLS certificates are valid for no longer than 398 days. This followed a long history of the CA/B Forum community working to reduce certificate lifetimes and improve […]
A corporate data breach will make the news, but they are not the largest percent of businesses being targeted. 70% of cybercrimes that resulted in data breaches targeted small businesses.
Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting articles that appeared this week on the subject of SSL Certificates and Internet security. Patch Bash NOW: ‘Shell Shock’ bug blasts OS X, Linux systems wide open This article, one of many on the topic this week, provides information about the newly-discovered “Shell Shock” bug […]
Yesterday, a critical vulnerability in Bash was discovered. Today, the bug has already been found 'in the wild' and in use by active exploits against web servers.
Mozilla is following Microsoft's SHA-1 deprecation timeline and adding SHA-1 security warnings to the Firefox Web Console and browser.
This Week in SSL – Firefox Security Update, Turkish Internet Crackdown, and more Security Woes for Android
Here’s a quick rundown of the most interesting articles across the Internet this week on the topic of SSL and network security. Firefox sneaks out an “inbetweener” update This week Firefox put out a “point release” to address some security issues, according to Paul Ducklin of nakedsecurity.com. Of the three fixes, one relates to SSL […]
Where is your home network vulnerable? Discover common vulnerabilities in your home network by thinking like a burglar.
Two easy-to-use free tools to make SHA-1 migration as easy as possible and provide a free SHA-2 certificate for sites upgrading to SHA-256.
The AOSP browser in pre-4.4 Android devices contains a vulnerability that allows hackers to see the contents of other web pages that are open during a browser session. This vulnerability affects a huge number of Android devices in use right now, and there is even a Metasploit module to exploit it. “This is a privacy […]
This Week in SSL – Mozilla Revokes 1024-bit Roots Certs, Two-Factor Under Attack, Chinese MITM Attacks
Let’s take a look at some of the more intriguing news articles this week about SSL Certificates and network security. Security Growing Pangs Loom For 100K+ Sites with Newly Untrusted Certificates Ericka Chickowski of InformationWeek Dark Reading reveals that last week Mozilla revoked a number of root certificates using 1024-bit keys. These root certificates chained […]