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PKI and Digital Certificates News
April 18, 2014
In the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability, the massive deluge of revoked certificates could cause palpitations across the Internet.
November 19, 2013
Based on need created by 'Internet of Things' security regulations, Verizon has announced a new-cloud based platform for assigning digital certificates.
January 08, 2013
Enterprises can disrupt cybercriminals and deter future attacks, explained Dmitri Alperovitch, CTO of CrowdStrike Inc. The approach has its critics.
February 29, 2012
Researcher Moxie Marlinspike came down on certificate authority security at RSA Conference 2012, calling for trusted notary servers as an alternative.
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Learn why a digital SSL certificate could be the reason preventing many users from utilizing HTTPS. Continue Reading
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In this expert Q&A, application security pro Michael Cobb helps you plan your digital certificate policy. Cobb emphasizes the importance of keeping your Web server certificates up-to-date. Continue Reading
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Malware using seemingly real digital certificates is becoming more prevalent. Expert Nick Lewis discusses how to detect fraudulent certificates. Continue Reading
Malware leveraging PKI and digital signatures is increasingly common. Nick Lewis explains the threat and five key defense strategies. Continue Reading
After a recent attack on Adobe, what mitigations should be put in place to avoid security issues with Adobe certificates? Expert Nick Lewis advises. Continue Reading