DigiCert Supports VMCs for Gmail’s BIMI Pilot; Company Logos in Emails Take an Important Step Forward

Learn more about what you can do to get BIMI-ready Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) is a new standard in pilot that allows companies to display a logo on authenticated emails. The Gmail pilot is the first actual implementation of BIMI with the use of Verified Mark Certificates (VMCs). This enables Gmail to present […]

Securely Navigating the Web for your IRS Stimulus Package

The United States Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27. The CARES Act will provide one-time payments of up to $1,200 per adult and $500 per child under age 17. It’s highly likely that cybercriminals will try to capitalize on this opportunity, so consumers need to protect […]

Nine Tips to Securely Work from Home

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 […]

DigiCert Preparedness

To our valued customers: We understand that this is a time of heightened concern, and we want to reassure our customers and partners that we are prepared to deliver critical services and uptime of your secure web operations. We are committed to continue providing global security solutions with knowledgeable customer support and validation services. As […]

AVEVA + CertCentral: Streamlining certificate management for a globally-dispersed company

After merging with a division of Schneider Electric in 2018, AVEVA—a global leader in industrial software—began a transformational journey to centralize and streamline IT processes for 4,400 employees at 80 locations in more than 40 countries. Their first step was to identify gaps in SSL management, then find a solution that aligned with their cloud- […]

DigiCert pushes underscore extension

Earlier this year, certain browsers in the CA/Browser Forum mandated that underscore certificates be revoked immediately due to new interpretations of the RFC 1034 standard that is incorporated by reference into the CA/Browser Forum Baseline Requirements. This resulted in an ongoing discussion in the CA/Browser Forum over the course of this year: should underscore certificates […]

Announcing DigiCert Secure Site: The Industry’s Most Feature-Rich TLS Certificate Solution

This month we have launched DigiCert Secure Site – a new suite of certificate solutions for organizations prioritizing online trust and identity. Secure Site is available as a Single-Domain, Multi-Domain, Wildcard, and EV, which all include a package of exclusive new features: Display the Norton Secure Seal, the world’s most recognized website trust mark: Significantly […]

New CAB Forum Validation Rules Go Into Effect Today

As of August 1, 2018, Certificate Authorities (CAs) are not allowed to use Methods #1 and #5 from section 3.2.2.4 of the Baseline Requirements to validate domain ownership when issuing publicly trusted certificates for use on the web. Continued use of these methods will be considered misissuance and may be subject to revocation or distrust […]