Report Certificate Problems and Request Key Compromise Revocation at Speed: DigiCert’s New Automated Revocation Solution

You can now submit a report of a private key compromise quickly and automatically get a revocation, if needed, with DigiCert’s Certificate Problem Reporting tool. Responding to certificate problem reports and certificate revocation are key responsibilities of a certificate authority, and they are important aspects of ensuring online trust. As part of our ongoing commitment […]

DigiCert CertCentral® Wins Best in Biz Award For Simplifying TLS Certificate Management

DigiCert is honored to be named a Best in Biz winner in the 2020 Enterprise Product of the Year in Security Software category for CertCentral. At DigiCert, we prioritize creating customer-centric solutions to simplify digital certificate management while maintaining online trust, and the Best in Biz award highlights that we are doing just that. “For […]

Setting Global Standards for Secure Email Certificates

S/MIME Certificate Working Group of the CA/Browser Forum takes on writing a baseline standard for S/MIME email certificates By Stephen Davidson, Governance, Risk and Compliance at DigiCert and Chair of S/MIME Certificate Working Group The S/MIME Certificate Working Group (SMCWG) is the newest specialist subgroup of the CA/Browser Forum, focused on creating the first global […]

Get the Most Out of the DigiCert CertCentral App in ServiceNow

Based on your feedback, DigiCert now offers the DigiCert® CertCentral® Manager app in the ServiceNow Certificate Inventory and Management store, so you can manage your entire certificate lifecycle in the app. The purpose of the app, is to simplify your certificate workflow. The app is easy to install, requires no coding, scripting or maintenances, and […]

1-Year Certificates are Here: What Now?

While DigiCert no longer offers two- or three-year TLS/SSL certificates, in line with the industry move to one-year certificates, we do offer Multi-year Plans with up to six years of coverage. With shrinking lifetimes, using spreadsheets and notifications to manage certificate expirations is not viable. As the leader in the industry, DigiCert is continuing to […]

Taking a Data-Driven Approach Towards Compliance

In the realm of operating as the world’s largest global certificate authority (CA), how does DigiCert stay on top of compliance while issuing millions of public certificates in any given year? This includes identifying and remediating issues as we discover them to assure continual improvement and tight compliance. Understanding problems with certificates requires an inspection […]

Certification Authority Authorization Checking: What is it, and Why Does it Matter?

The Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) ecosystem relies on root certificates issued by various certificate authorities (CAs) like DigiCert. This is what browsers use to decide which websites can be trusted and which ones can’t. But if any CA can issue a TLS/SSL certificate for any domain, certificate issuance could happen without the knowledge of website […]

Upgrading to CertCentral: What You Need to Know

As part of the DigiCert purchase of Symantec website security and PKI solutions in November 2017, we promised to bring those Symantec systems up to modern compliance standards, deprecate unnecessary systems and improve the customer experience. Over the past two years, we’ve been working through a major transition plan to upgrade Symantec customers to one […]