Casey Crane, Author at Security Boulevard
A screenshot of an example warning message that displays on sites using expired SSL/TLS certificates. This is a demonstrative illustration for the benefits of PKI automation.

4 Takeaways from DigiCert’s 2021 PKI Automation Study

What are the top PKI challenges organizations are facing in 2021, and how are they tackling them? Data from DigiCert’s 2021 State of PKI Automation unveils several important trends. A... The post 4 Takeaways from DigiCert’s 2021 PKI Automation Study appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
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File-Based Wildcard Validation Goes Away After November

Is HTTP/HTTPS domain control validation your go-to method for validating wildcard domains? Starting in November, you’ll need to use DNS or email validation for wildcard SSL certificates If you follow... The post File-Based Wildcard Validation Goes Away After November appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
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30 Industry Leaders Meet at White House & Announce Cybersecurity Initiatives

IBM reports that data breaches targeting the public sector grew 78.7% in 2020-2021. President Biden met recently with private sector industry leaders in Tech, Education, Energy, Finance and Insurance private... The post 30 Industry Leaders Meet at White House & Announce Cybersecurity Initiatives appeared first on Hashed Out by The ... Read More
FTW: Gaming Company Uses Certificate Expiration to Deliver Teachable Moment

FTW: Gaming Company Uses Certificate Expiration to Deliver Teachable Moment

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After dealing with a TLS certificate expiration, Epic Games decides to make their experience a teaching moment for others — we’ll cover some of the key takeaways they shared and... The post FTW: Gaming Company Uses Certificate Expiration to Deliver Teachable Moment appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL ... Read More
Chrome HTTPS Update: Chrome 90 to Use HTTPS for Incomplete URLs

Chrome HTTPS Update: Chrome 90 to Use HTTPS for Incomplete URLs

Google Chrome version 90 will default to HTTPS for incomplete URLS. For example, Chrome will load “https://domain.com” when a user types “domain.com.” (And if the HTTPS fails because a site... The post Chrome HTTPS Update: Chrome 90 to Use HTTPS for Incomplete URLs appeared first on Hashed Out by The ... Read More
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Hacker Breaches Florida Water Treatment Plant, Adds Lye to City’s Water Supply

An unknown hacker virtually infiltrated the city of Oldsmar’s water treatment plant — twice — to increase its levels of sodium hydroxide (lye) before Super Bowl Sunday weekend Tampa Bay... The post Hacker Breaches Florida Water Treatment Plant, Adds Lye to City’s Water Supply appeared first on Hashed Out by ... Read More
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Symmetric Encryption Algorithms: Live Long & Encrypt

Much like tribbles in Star Trek, symmetric encryption is everywhere. We’ll explore symmetric key algorithms and take you to places no non-IT person has gone before Symmetric encryption algorithms are... The post Symmetric Encryption Algorithms: Live Long & Encrypt appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
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New HTTPS-Only Mode Offers Secure Browsing to Firefox 83 Users

Want to ensure your browser uses only secure HTTPS connections? Check out Firefox’s new HTTPS-Only Mode Here at Hashed Out, we like to try to keep you abreast of some... The post New HTTPS-Only Mode Offers Secure Browsing to Firefox 83 Users appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL ... Read More
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The Role of Access Control in Information Security

Access control systems are everywhere and play a key role in identity and access management (IAM)— let’s break down the different types of access control models & how they work... The post The Role of Access Control in Information Security appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
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Symmetric Encryption 101: Definition, How It Works & When It’s Used

Symmetric key encryption is part of virtually everything you do online. We’ll break down everything you need to know about what it is and how and where you’re using it…... The post Symmetric Encryption 101: Definition, How It Works & When It’s Used appeared first on Hashed Out by The ... Read More