Top 3 Features of DigiCert Secure Site Pro

DigiCert conducted a survey with Secure Site and Secure Site Pro customers from August to September 2020. According to current customers, here are the top three most popular features in Secure Site and Secure Site Pro Top features in both Secure Site and Secure Site Pro: Priority validation Priority validation allows you to receive certificates […]

Guidance for the EFAIL S/MIME Vulnerability

Today, a group of security researchers from Germany and Belgium published a vulnerability affecting two email encryption systems: S/MIME and OpenPGP. Dubbed “EFAIL,” this vulnerability has received notable press coverage and we wanted to provide a summary and guidance for DigiCert customers using S/MIME email certificates and other users of secure email. This research raises […]

Security Advisory on Meltdown and Spectre

Last week, security researchers published two vulnerabilities—known as Meltdown and Spectre—which affect the majority of modern computers. Both of these vulnerabilities target low-level functionality of CPU chips, making it possible to read process- and kernel-level data. The technical explanation of these vulnerabilities can seem complex because it requires knowledge of CPU architecture. In simple terms, […]

Wi-Fi is hacked and so are your IoT devices?

That’s one heck of a headline, I know, but things just got real for Wi-Fi security Monday morning. Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet and Frank Piessens at KU Leuven published the results of their hard work on the authentication mechanism of the WPA2 protocol (which is used by Wi-Fi as a security layer for data traveling […]