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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.
May 05, 2017
The TLS client authentication protocol has been part of the security standard for years, but it's just now coming into its own in certifying secure IoT connections.
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 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.
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