• Monitor Your Domains with Certificate Transparency

    Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed publicly trusted SSL certificates issued to domain names that were not authorized. These miss-issuances are typically caused by attackers or simply a mistake by a certification authority (CA). Miss-issuance has been detected in a brute-force manner. Typically, when someone discovers a suspicious issue, they may report it and it may be investigated. Eventually,

        in EV SSL, SSL, SSL Deployment
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  • Weakly Guarded Businesses Can Expect Decline in Revenue (Part 2)

    Some businesses have to learn the hard way the price paid for weak authentication.

        in Authentication
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  • Phishing with SSL

    I read an article from Netcraft about Phishing on sites using SSL certificates. It reminded me that the industry has been working on anti-phishing for many years. In 2005, the SSL industry created the CA/Browser Forum. One of the issues was to create a new SSL certificate that would fight phishing. The result was the Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate.

        in Secure Browsing, SSL
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  • Understanding SSL

    Just thought I would let you know about a podcast called Sophos Techknow – Understanding SSL. Hopefully there won’t be much new for the regular readers of this blog, but the information may be valuable for those new to the SSL industry. I did want to make note of a few things. The podcasters discuss 650 CAs in the SSL

        in EV SSL, Secure Browsing, SSL
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  • Phishing with SSL

    I read an article from Netcraft about Phishing on sites using SSL certificates. It reminded me that the industry has been working on anti-phishing for many years. In 2005, the SSL industry created the CA/Browser Forum. One of the issues was to create a new SSL certificate that would fight phishing. The result was the Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate.

        in Secure Browsing, SSL
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  • Understanding SSL

    Just thought I would let you know about a podcast called Sophos Techknow – Understanding SSL. Hopefully there won’t be much new for the regular readers of this blog, but the information may be valuable for those new to the SSL industry. I did want to make note of a few things. The podcasters discuss 650 CAs in the SSL

        in EV SSL, Secure Browsing, SSL
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