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PKI and digital certificates News
October 13, 2017
News roundup: The DOJ calls for 'responsible encryption' to comply with court orders. Plus, there's more bad cybersecurity news for banks, and Accenture data in AWS gets exposed.
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.
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Researchers have successfully developed a SHA-1 attack where two pieces of data create the same hash value -- or collide. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this attack works. Continue Reading
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Timeline: Follow along as Google and Mozilla raise issues with Symantec certificate authority actions, and then attempt to return trust to the CA giant. Continue Reading
Mozilla browser users will encounter 'untrusted connection' errors if they use SHA-1 signed certificates. Expert Michael Cobb explains why, and what enterprises can do. Continue Reading
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Google Chrome has started removing trust in certificates issued by WoSign. Matthew Pascucci explains this decision and what it means for companies using WoSign certificates. Continue Reading
Attackers can use the SandJacking attack to access sandboxed data on iOS devices. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to protect your enterprise from this attack. Continue Reading
Trusted certificate authorities are essential in today's business climate, but that doesn't mean they are easy to come by. Certificate authority risks are many, certainly, but this three-part technical guide is designed to make plain the challenges ... Continue Reading
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The Ticketbleed flaw in F5 Networks' BIG-IP appliances leaks uninitialized memory and SSL session identities. Expert Michael Cobb explains how enterprises can mitigate it. Continue Reading
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss Mozilla's suggested deadline for Symantec to turn over its certificate issuance operations. Continue Reading
Symantec and other trusted CAs were found using bad certificates, which can create huge risk for internet users. Expert Michael Cobb explains how these incidents can be prevented. Continue Reading