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  • The New Kid on the BlockChain

    The New Kid on the BlockChain

    Addressing the need for strong identity validation in blockchain systems Recently, DigiCert announced joining Linux Foundation and consequently Hyperledger. Additionally, we made an announcement...

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  • Security Predictions for the New Year and Beyond

    Security Predictions for the New Year and Beyond

    These security predictions are based on industry standards initiatives, represented by organizations involved in the industry, thought leaders, and other stake holders in the security market....

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  • Digital Twins

    By Rob van Kranenburg, Guest Blogger and founder of #IoT Council In what we show ourselves we are ignored. The abyss from soul to soul cannot be bridged By any skill of thought or trick of...

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  • How Eonti & DigiCert Eliminate IoT Security Blind Spots

    How Eonti & DigiCert Eliminate IoT Security Blind Spots

    “When you look at the requirements that critical infrastructure customers need—24/7/365 physical security, customer support, global infrastructures, all of that together—for us it’s always...

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  • DigiCert pushes underscore extension

    DigiCert pushes underscore extension

    Earlier this year, certain browsers in the CA/Browser Forum mandated that underscore certificates be revoked immediately due to new interpretations of the RFC 1034 standard that is incorporated by...

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  • Losing ground: Exploring the huge cost of not prioritizing IoT security

    Losing ground: Exploring the huge cost of not prioritizing IoT security

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is ramping up, with 92 percent of companies saying it will be extremely important in the next two years. Yet, companies not prioritizing security for their IoT...

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  • 3 Ways Cloudflare Is Innovating with Encryption

    “People need to think about how they’re securing not just browser traffic, but also API and automated traffic.” – Patrick Donahue, Director of Product Management, Cloudflare Just when you thought...

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  • DigiCert Agile Adoption Case Study

    DigiCert Agile Adoption Case Study

    In July 2017, DigiCert was a mid-tier Certificate Authority and web security company with about 250 employees. About 40 of those employees were in Software Development, and they all sat within...

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  • NIST’s “Mitigating IoT-Based Distributed Denial of Service” Study

    NIST’s “Mitigating IoT-Based Distributed Denial of Service” Study

    The explosive growth of Internet of Things (IoT)-based devices has been a boon for manufacturers and consumers. There seems to be no end to the variety of products we can bring online. You...

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  • Announcing DigiCert Secure Site: The Industry’s Most Feature-Rich TLS Certificate Solution

    Announcing DigiCert Secure Site: The Industry’s Most Feature-Rich TLS Certificate Solution

    This month we have launched DigiCert Secure Site – a new suite of certificate solutions for organizations prioritizing online trust and identity. Secure Site is available as a Single-Domain,...

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  • Majority of Companies Prepared for Upcoming Chrome 70 Distrust of Symantec-Issued TLS Certificates

    Majority of Companies Prepared for Upcoming Chrome 70 Distrust of Symantec-Issued TLS Certificates

    DigiCert ready to help those yet to act with quick, free replacement process The stable release of Google Chrome 70 is a little over a month away, marking the browser’s final distrust date of...

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  • No more unnecessary password changes for Certificate Authorities

    No more unnecessary password changes for Certificate Authorities

    After over a year of effort, Ballot SC3 was just unanimously passed by the CA/Browser Forum. This is the first major upgrade to the Network and Certificate System Security Requirements to come out...

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  • Global Partner Series: SSL247 Gives Customers End-to-End Security Consulting – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

    Global Partner Series: SSL247 Gives Customers End-to-End Security Consulting – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

    “There are some things AI just can’t solve. When it comes to SSL, having real person at the other end of the phone is one of those things. SSL247 provides this human connection for its customers,...

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  • New CAB Forum Validation Rules Go Into Effect Today

    New CAB Forum Validation Rules Go Into Effect Today

    As of August 1, 2018, Certificate Authorities (CAs) are not allowed to use Methods #1 and #5 from section 3.2.2.4 of the Baseline Requirements to validate domain ownership when issuing publicly...

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  • Strengthening Trust & Identity in Blockchain Technology

    Strengthening Trust & Identity in Blockchain Technology

    Today, we are announcing our becoming a member of The Linux Foundation and a contributor to the open source project, Hyperledger. According to The Linux Foundation, “Hyperledger is an open source...

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  • Seeing a “Not Secure” Warning in Chrome? Here’s Why and What to Do about It

    Seeing a “Not Secure” Warning in Chrome? Here’s Why and What to Do about It

    The latest version of the Google Chrome browser, version 68, introduced a new “Not Secure” warning in the address bar that appears anytime you are visiting an insecure web page. The warning refers...

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  • Notice of Withdrawal from the CA Security Council

    Notice of Withdrawal from the CA Security Council

    DigiCert is electing to withdraw from the CA Security Council (CASC) as we believe CASC is moving in a direction that DigiCert does not support. Specifically: We feel that CASC is not sufficiently...

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  • Assessing the London Protocol

    Assessing the London Protocol

    The London Protocol was originally proposed as a potential joint effort by CA Security Council members to combat phishing. All large commercial CAs revoke certificates for phishing websites when...

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  • Our Latest Symantec Distrust Guidance

    Our Latest Symantec Distrust Guidance

    This week, Apple announced they will be distrusting SSL/TLS certificates issued from Symantec’s legacy root certificates, which includes the Thawte, GeoTrust, and RapidSSL brands. We have  given...

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  • EV Certificates & DigiCert

    EV Certificates & DigiCert

    By Jeremy Rowley and Tim Hollebeek The Certificate Authority/Browser (CA/Browser) community discussions on the value of Extended Validation (EV) certificates, the future of EV, and proposed...

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