PKI and Digital Certificates
- 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.
- January 25, 2018
Bill Conner and Bill Holtz, who recently joined Comodo CA as chairman and CEO, respectively, discuss Symantec's certificate issues and their effect on the certificate market.
- January 17, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss Let's Encrypt certificates and weigh the positives and negatives the free certificate authority provides.
- November 08, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the sale of Symantec Website Security to DigiCert and what it means for Symantec's troubled certificate business.
- 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.
- 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.