Entrust’s monthly SSL review covers SSL discussions — recaps news, trends and opinions from the industry. Entrust and CA Security Council Entrust Identity ON discussed: Infographic: Switching to SHA-2 SSL CA Security Council discussed: The Cost of Creating Collisions Using SHA-1 A Follow-up on POODLE and SSL 3.0 ‘Tis the Season for Online Safety Hot Topics & Opinions POODLE …December 3, 2014 in SSL
One of the advantages of the SSL industry is that certificates can be issued from most trusted certification authorities (CAs). This allows certificate customers flexibility in choosing their CA or deciding to use a number of CAs. The disadvantage is the end-user does not know if the CA was authorized to issue the certificate and there could be a chance that the certificate is fraudulent.