This Month in SSL: September 2015

September 25, 2015 Mark Santamaria

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.)

SSL & Encryption News

  • Certificate Transparency saves the day by detecting and alerting Google of unauthorized certificates.
  • This month Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla officially announced that they will deprecate RC4 support in early 2016. Google and Microsoft have not specified a date when RC4 support would end. However, Mozilla stated they would end support January 26, 2016, the same date as the release date of Firefox 44.

Data Breaches

Vulnerabilities

Malware

Research & Studies

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Closing the Security Gap between Experts and Regular Users
Closing the Security Gap between Experts and Regular Users

A recent Google study reveals that best practices vary greatly among security experts and non-experts. The ...

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