Microsoft to ban keys less than 1024-bits
For those of you who do not maintain the size of your keys for digital certificates, you’re about to have some problems. Microsoft is not a proponent of small-sized digital keys. Their Windows Root Certificate Program does not allow CAs to issue certificates with keys less than 1024-bits RSA and deprecates keys that are less [Read More...]
The Importance of Key Backup!
On Tuesday, Aug 17th, Entrust is releasing a new version of it’s certificate management service, and included in that version among other things are new secure email certificates! We have 2 flavors launching: one for individuals that offers a low assurance ID with limited bells and whistles, and one for enterprises that offers a medium [Read More...]
Market Shifting but Entrust Focused
There has been an interesting development in the SSL market since our last blog – the acquisition by Symantec of the entire security product portfolio of Verisign, including GeoTrust and Thawte. The acquisition ends VeriSign’s transformation from a security software provider to simply a domain name registrar and domain name infrastructure provider. Throughout an unspecified [Read More...]