What is a firewall graphic: Origins of the term firewall

What Is a Firewall? Definition, Types & Business Uses

95% of Firemon survey respondents say firewalls are “as critical or more critical than ever” — let’s explore what firewalls are, how they work, and how they help to keep... The post What Is a Firewall? Definition, Types & Business Uses appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
A screenshot of a warning about smishing or SMS phishing

What Is Smishing? Definition, Examples & Protection Tips

While SMS phishing text scams are nothing new, they’re a type of threat that’s gaining traction with cybercriminals. Proofpoint reports that 84% of organizations faced smishing attacks in 2019 alone…... The post What Is Smishing? Definition, Examples & Protection Tips appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
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What to Take Away from Iran’s Global Malware Campaign

The FBI recently disclosed that Iran’s intelligence agency has been using nation-state actors & a front company to carry out a years-long global malware campaign — here’s what was involved... The post What to Take Away from Iran’s Global Malware Campaign appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
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Teen Hackers & Cybercrime: Teen Rebellion Ain’t What It Used to Be

From cryptocurrency schemes to shutting down schools — some of the biggest cybercrimes in 2020 and in recent years have been pulled off by individuals who weren’t old enough to... The post Teen Hackers & Cybercrime: Teen Rebellion Ain’t What It Used to Be appeared first on Hashed Out by ... Read More
A screenshot of a tweet about recent ransomware attacks against Brookfield Asset Management

Recent Ransomware Attacks: Latest Ransomware Attack News in 2020

We’ll cover 15 of the most recent ransomware attacks (so far) in 2020 — what they were and who they impacted — as well as some of the latest news... The post Recent Ransomware Attacks: Latest Ransomware Attack News in 2020 appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
What Is Malware? 10 Types of Malware & How They Work

What Is Malware? 10 Types of Malware & How They Work

Malicious code is the thing that nightmares are made of for web users and cybersecurity experts alike — here’s everything to know about malicious code and how hackers use it... The post What Is Malware? 10 Types of Malware & How They Work appeared first on Hashed Out by The ... Read More
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What Is a Certificate Authority (CA) and What Do They Do?

Every time you visit a website that starts with HTTPS, you’re using a certificate authority. But what exactly is a CA and how does it make your transactions and communications more secure? Let's hash it out. The post What Is a Certificate Authority (CA) and What Do They Do? appeared ... Read More
What Is a CAA Record? Your Guide to Certificate Authority Authorization

What Is a CAA Record? Your Guide to Certificate Authority Authorization

Did you know that there’s an easy way to control which CAs can issue certificates for your domain? Here’s everything to know about CAA records for your DNS. The post What Is a CAA Record? Your Guide to Certificate Authority Authorization appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
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Everything You Need to Know About OCSP, OCSP Stapling & OCSP Must-Staple

What happens when a hacker gets an SSL certificate’s private key? The CA revokes it. But how does the browser know whether a website’s certificate has been revoked? OCSP is one way your web client can check… The post Everything You Need to Know About OCSP, OCSP Stapling & OCSP ... Read More
BIMI for Gmail: Google Makes Email Identity Indicators Part of Its New Security Updates

BIMI for Gmail: Google Makes Email Identity Indicators Part of Its New Security Updates

Google is partnering with DigiCert and Entrust Datacard to launch a BIMI pilot for Gmail — here's what to know about how it will boost email security and allow companies to show their logo in customers’ inboxes The post BIMI for Gmail: Google Makes Email Identity Indicators Part of Its ... Read More