A Guide to TLS Certificate Revocations

Certificate revocations can be disruptive and painful to customers and relying parties. We often get questions about why certificates were revoked, who said we need to revoke them and why more notice was not provided. This article provides background and details to these and other related questions. Background The CA/Browser (CA/B) Forum is one of […]

Stop Certificate Pinning

What is certificate pinning? Certificate pinning restricts which certificates are considered valid for a particular website, limiting risk. Instead of allowing any trusted certificate to be used, operators “pin” the certificate authority (CA) issuer(s), public keys or even end-entity certificates of their choice. Clients connecting to that server will treat all other certificates as invalid […]

How to Choose the Right Type of TLS/SSL Certificate

From the server administrators of highly technological organizations, to product managers of financial institutions, down to the one-man startups that just want to secure their shopping cart, the same question pops up: “If TLS/SSL certificates all do the same thing, what type should we get?” All three types of TLS/SSL certificates do fundamentally the same […]

VPN + PKI = a Solution to Secure Remote Worker Access

While working remotely, more employees may need to access the corporate private network to continue business as usual. You need to keep remote workers connected, but you also must secure and control the network access. Plus, as your organization’s VPN usage increases, you need to consider increased threats, including how to prevent attacks, and policies […]

Remote Secure Document Signing

Sign documents from anywhere with digital document signing service In the environment of remote working, it is important to maintain business continuity. Even before the current global crisis, organizations were looking to innovate and digitize their business to save time and money. With many physical buildings closed, this creates a unique problem for industries where […]

Remote Secure Mobile Device Management

Remote Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions help companies manage and secure connected devices for remote workers Today’s organizations face new challenges maintaining security and identity. New changes in the current environment have led to an increase in remote work and more bring your own device (BYOD) where they may not have existed before. In this […]

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 […]

Five Tips for Secure Remote Email Access

Best practices to help your organization send and receive secure messages How many emails do you receive every day? How do you know the emails you are sending and receiving are secure? How do you know that your employees’ emails are secure, especially when they are working remotely and sending emails from home or unknown […]

How to Keep your Online Banking Info Secure

Mobile and online banking have been on the rise in recent years. From 1995 to 2015 the number of physical banks dropped by nearly half. Plus, amid current social distancing standards, many banks are urging customers to take advantage of online banking services. But the higher usage of online services also increases the risk of […]