CA/B Forum Update on EV Certificate Improvements

DigiCert actively participates in several industry standards groups and discussions. This year many in-person events have been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, which makes it harder to build relationships through side conversations that foster advancement. However, we remain committed to improving internet security, whether through in-person or virtual discussions. The CA/Browser (CA/B) Forum held a […]

New CA/B Forum Proposal to Shorten Certificate Lifetimes: Will It Improve Security?

A new CA/Browser Forum proposal being discussed now would shorten maximum certificate lifetimes to 13 months. This comes after lifetimes were reduced from 39 to 27 months, effective March 2018. If passed, these changes would go into effect in March 2020. This blog analyzes the merits of this proposal and how the proposed security benefit […]

Seeing a “Not Secure” Warning in Chrome? Here’s Why and What to Do about It

Last updated: October 2020 Version 68 of the Google Chrome browser introduced a new “Not Secure” warning in the address bar that appears any time you are visiting an insecure web page. The latest version of Chrome also has a popup when you click the message that explains, “your connection to this site is not […]