Tag Archives: certificate expiration

If You Don’t Like Your CA’s Practices, Find One More Sympatico

April 24, 2012 by Jon Callas     No Comments

The following Mozilla bug came my way via the Cryptography mailing list. The gist of it is that a Norton (né VeriSign) customer asked for a certificate with two-year certificate, and got one with six-year validity. I don’t precisely understand why the customer is complaining to Mozilla, but they didn’t get satisfaction with Norton, who [Read More...]

Top 3 Certificate Management Issues

August 1, 2011 by Scott Shetler     No Comments
This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series SSL Certificate Management

I’ve spent a tremendous amount of time talking to customers about certificate management, and their certificate management problems consistently boil down to the following three issues:
1. Certificates Expiring Unexpectedly
Application owners lie awake at night worrying that an application will go down or be otherwise inaccessible, and there’s any number of reasons why this could occur. Do you identify with any of these?