PKI and Digital Certificates
- August 08, 2017
The Symantec-Google feud regarding the antivirus vendor's web certificate practices appears to be over. But that doesn't mean it should be minimized or ignored.
- August 03, 2017
DigiCert agrees to buy majority stake in Symantec Website Security just days after Google releases an April 2018 distrust date for Symantec certificates.
- July 20, 2017
As the Symantec certificate authority scrambles to transition its certificate-issuance operations to a subordinate certificate authority, the CA industry sharpens its knives.
- July 19, 2017
Symantec has agreed to a plan that would transfer its certificate issuance and validation operations to as-yet-unnamed third-party partner starting Dec. 1.
- July 13, 2017
As Google and Mozilla prepare plans to reduce trust for Symantec's certificate authority, the antivirus vendor is reported to be seeking a buyer for its web certificate business.
- July 10, 2017
Google to distrust all WoSign CA certificates in Chrome starting in September, as the troubled certificate authority passed a key audit and is seeking a new CEO to help return trust.
- June 14, 2017
The battle over Symantec CA operations continues as the antivirus vendor pushes back against a consensus remediation proposal from the web browser community.
- June 06, 2017
Is the Symantec certificate authority operation too big to fail? That seems to be the message the security giant is sending in its latest response to a proposal from the browser community to turn ...
- May 04, 2017
In this episode of SearchSecurity's Risk & Repeat podcast, editors discuss Symantec's continued struggles with certificate trust, and what Mozilla and Google are doing about it.
- May 02, 2017
Mozilla reviews the counterproposal from Symantec and urges the CA giant to opt for Google's recommendation to outsource its certificate activities.
- April 28, 2017
Symantec certificate authority proposal takes the pain out of sanctions for misissued certs, offers more audits, greater transparency and promise of "continuous improvement."
- April 25, 2017
Google and Mozilla weigh the proper response to Symantec certificate authority issues, as the CA giant prepares an alternative proposal for reinstating trust.
- April 19, 2017
In this episode of SearchSecurity's Risk & Repeat podcast, editors discuss mounting pressure on the Symantec certificate authority business to provide answers about its practices.
- April 12, 2017
Compliance with CA/B Forum Baseline Requirements was debated after Symantec CA posted responses to 14 issues raised by Mozilla developers.
- April 04, 2017
Mozilla developers respond to questionable Symantec certificate authority practices, as the security provider questions Google's proposed solutions.