PKI and Digital Certificates
- March 22, 2019
Security researchers discovered the availability of SSL/TLS certificates for sale on the dark web, which allow cybercriminals to disguise their malicious activity as legitimate.
- March 11, 2019
Threat actors are exploiting encryption protocols to deliver malicious content, according to Zscaler, which found a 400% increase in SSL-based phishing threats last year.
- March 07, 2019
Cryptographers at RSAC 2019 discussed personal data protection laws and challenges, future threats and the pressure for tech companies to work with law enforcement on decryption.
- February 08, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at Apple's decision to temporarily revoke Facebook's and Google's enterprise certificates following reports of questionable app activity.
- January 16, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at the expiration of more than 80 TLS certificates for U.S. government websites amid the ongoing government shutdown.
- December 19, 2018
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform report on the Equifax breach and the infosec lessons to be learned from it.
- December 14, 2018
News roundup: Mozilla finally removes trust for Symantec certificates with Firefox 64. Plus, Supermicro's investigation challenges Bloomberg Businessweek's report, and more.
- October 03, 2018
Quantum computing threats are on the horizon, but DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA have teamed up to develop new quantum-proof digital certificates and remake the PKI industry.
- June 29, 2018
Rival certificate authorities GlobalSign and Comodo CA have strengthened their presence in the IoT security market with new platforms for connected devices.
- April 16, 2018
A new key and certificate management service is now offered by SSH, which teamed up with AppViewX to provide a way to administer cryptographic keys and digital certificates.
- March 27, 2018
The IETF approves the TLS 1.3 encryption protocol upgrade after four years and 28 versions; improvements include better security and performance, as well as middlebox support.
- March 07, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss how a controversial move by reseller Trustico led to 23,000 Symantec SSL certificates being revoked.
- March 02, 2018
DigiCert revoked 23,000 Symantec SSL certificates amid a public spat between the company and former reseller partner Trustico, which claimed the certificates were 'compromised.'
- February 08, 2018
A security researcher found that a significant number of popular websites are still using untrusted certificates from Symantec, which will be invalidated this year.
- January 30, 2018
Comodo CA's new chairman Bill Conner and CEO Bill Holtz talk with SearchSecurity about competition in the certificate market and how the internet of things will fuel growth.