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
Certificate Management Checklist

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
Screenshot of the certificate revocation warning in Google Chrome.

CRL Explained: What Is a Certificate Revocation List?

Need to revoke a certificate? There’s a list for that… X.509 digital certificates are integral to public key infrastructure (PKI) and web security as a whole. But what happens when... The post CRL Explained: What Is a Certificate Revocation List? appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
A graphic illustration of how PKI works

Your Guide to How PKI Works & Secures Your Organization

Public key infrastructure secures everything from the login credentials in your browser to the sensitive data you share via email — here’s how PKI works. The post Your Guide to How PKI Works & Secures Your Organization appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
A bar chart graphic from Venafi showcases CIOs' concerns about security risks that relate to TLS certificate proliferation

New Study Finds 75% of CIOs Are Concerned About TLS Certificate-Related Security Risks

A recent survey from Venafi found that 93% of surveyed CIOs say they have over 10,000 certificates, and 74% said they’d recently experienced a certificate-related outage The post New Study Finds 75% of CIOs Are Concerned About TLS Certificate-Related Security Risks appeared first on Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ ... Read More
SOC 2 compliance graphic that's a comic from CloudTweaks about cloud security and data storage

What Is SOC2 Compliance & How Does It Affect Your Business?

How SOC 2 reports can help cloud service providers stand out from the competition (and make your customers feel more confident in your ability to protect their data) While we... The post What Is SOC2 Compliance & How Does It Affect Your Business? appeared first on Hashed Out by The ... Read More
A chart from Google's Transparency Report relating to the use of HTTPS

New .Gov Domains to Force HTTPS: HSTS Preloading Will Be Enabled Starting Sept. 1

In a move that aims to make all U.S. government websites more secure, the General Services Administration’s DotGov Program announces the migration of government domains to the HSTS preload list starting this fall The post New .Gov Domains to Force HTTPS: HSTS Preloading Will Be Enabled Starting Sept. 1 appeared ... Read More
What Is Data Center Security? 6 Ways to Ensure Your Interests Are Protected

What Is Data Center Security? 6 Ways to Ensure Your Interests Are Protected

Protect your servers and data with these data center security best practices from 7 IT and cybersecurity experts Imagine that you have a stack of gold bars and you’re responsible... The post What Is Data Center Security? 6 Ways to Ensure Your Interests Are Protected appeared first on Hashed Out ... Read More
Google Chrome to Join Apple’s Safari in One Year Certificate Validity

Google Chrome to Join Apple’s Safari in One Year Certificate Validity

One year validity for SSL/TLS certificates has been a hot topic of conversation within the CA/B Forum for years — Google’s latest announcement goes to show that shorter validity is... The post Google Chrome to Join Apple’s Safari in One Year Certificate Validity appeared first on Hashed Out by The ... Read More