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Ransomware: This is a Digital Hold Up

November 4, 2013 by Entrust, Inc. Leave a Comment

Avoiding nefarious CryptoLocker, Reveton malware Imagine this frightening scenario: You attempt to log on to your computer, but instead of seeing the normal login gateway meant for entering credentials, you see a black screen with the words “YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN LOCKED.” Next to the words are an intimidating FBI window and a warning that [Read More...]

What is the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC?)

November 4, 2013 by Entrust, Inc. Leave a Comment

Throughout North America there runs an interconnected network of electricity comprised of transmission and control centers referred to as the bulk electric system. The bulk electric system is directly responsible for providing generation resources to local electrical systems located throughout the continent. In the United States, bulk power is regulated, monitored and protected by the [Read More...]

Securing Software Distribution with Digital Code Signing

October 23, 2013 by Bruce Morton Leave a Comment

This post was originally published on the CA Security Council blog. Code signing certificates from publicly trusted Certification Authorities (CAs) fulfill a vital need for authentication of software distributed over the Internet in our interconnected world. As the commonly referred to “Internet of things” continues to grow, consumers have access to millions of applications for their [Read More...]

Chrome Shows SSL Warning for Non-FQDNs

October 17, 2013 by Bruce Morton Leave a Comment

Entrust completed an internal test recently and was surprised by a warning from Google Chrome version 30. The test case has a Web server with a non-fully registered domain name (non-FQDN) and an SSL certificate from a publicly trusted certification authority (CA). The Chrome browser put an ‘X’ through the lock icon and a cross [Read More...]

Entrust to Attend INTERPOL General Assembly

October 17, 2013 by Entrust, Inc. Leave a Comment

In today’s world of constantly changing cyberthreats, advancing global security is an absolute necessity. Intelligent solutions are needed in order to help eliminate global organized crime, terrorism and other illicit activities that plague organizations—and individuals—everywhere. One organization that relies on these intelligent solutions is the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL). On Oct. 21, Entrust will [Read More...]

Entrust Headed to Montreal for ICAO Conference

October 16, 2013 by Entrust, Inc. Leave a Comment

On Oct. 22, industry leaders in the biometric, border security and machine readable travel documents (MRTD) space will gather for the Ninth Symposium and Exhibition on MRTDs, Biometrics and Border Security at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal. One of the key attendees at this year’s ICAO event will be Entrust, a [Read More...]

Entrust Goes Global to Demonstrate eID, ePassport and Law Enforcement Security Solutions

October 15, 2013 by Entrust, Inc. Leave a Comment

Entrust’s technology and expertise has long been used in the most advanced, cryptographically secure travel document deployments across the globe. As the global leader in eID and ePassport technology, Entrust strives to protect enterprises and governments from the constantly evolving threat landscape. So, how does one stay ahead in an industry that is constantly changing? [Read More...]

How is Your Browser Performing?

October 11, 2013 by Bruce Morton Leave a Comment

We always discuss SSL deployment best practices. These are the actions the Web server administrator takes. These are important to discuss, because the actions on the few million Web servers will increase the functionality and security of the billions of browser users. However, there are two ends to the SSL connection and there is little [Read More...]

Do You Have a New gTLD?

October 8, 2013 by Bruce Morton Leave a Comment

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is currently approving many generic top-level domains (gTLDs). What are gTLDs? This is the last part or the suffix of a domain name. The most popular gTLD is .com. There are probably many purposes to issue gTLDs. They range from allowing domain subscribers to use popular [Read More...]

Filed Under: SSL, SSL Deployment Tagged: .home, gTLD, ICANN

Entrust to Offer SSL Certificate Management Service to Online-Buy Customers

October 8, 2013 by Entrust, Inc. Leave a Comment

Online certificate management helps save you time and improves the experience you have with an SSL vendor, but can be complex and is only offered by many CA vendors to customers with larger quantities of certificates to manage. To help ease customers into the full-featured Entrust Certificate Management Service, Entrust will offer a new “lite” [Read More...]

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