Tag Archives: Computer security

All SSL and Digital Certificates Are the Same, Right? Wrong

May 21, 2012 by Dave Rockvam     No Comments

If all digital certificates are the same, why choose anything but the basic certificate? Because all certificates are not the same. Currently, there are three classes of digital certificates as recognized by the CA/Browser Forum: Domain Validated (DV), Organization Validated (OV) and Extended Validated (EV). There is a common misconception that the only difference in [Read More...]

Filed Under: EV SSL, SSL Tagged With: Computer security, dv, EV

Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner Reacts to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)

May 10, 2012 by Bill Conner     No Comments

On Thursday, April 26, the United States House of Representatives passed the proposed bill referred to as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (H.R 3523). The intended purpose of the bill, commonly known as CISPA, is to encourage entities to share more useful and timely cyber security-related information with the Federal government. While I [Read More...]

Filed Under: General Tagged With: Bill Conner, CISPA, Computer security

Leveraging Consumerization Concepts to Combat Security Threats

February 15, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

Let me be clear right up front. Yes, cybersecurity threats are real. Yes, they are growing in volume and in sophistication. And, yes,  they are the root of the problem. BUT, one of the underlying frustrations I have with the cyber-threat situation is that, in general, many organizations remain anything but creative and strategic when [Read More...]