Okta Certificate Authentication With SSO

Okta Certificate Authentication With SSO

A major issue that organizations face for authentication is managing a host of different credentials for various different web applications. Traditionally, web app authentication requires a unique and complex set of credentials ...

LDAP Authentication With Okta

For many years, LDAP has been the dominant protocol for secure user authentication for on-premise directories. Organizations have used LDAP to store and retrieve data from directory services and it is a ...
TLS Certificate Lifespans Now Capped at 13 Months

TLS Certificate Lifespans Now Capped at 13 Months

TLS Certificate Lifespans Now Capped at 13 Months As of September 01, 2020, TLS certificates that are issued on or after that date will have validities that are capped at 398 days ...
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How Does Public Key Encryption Work?

We are living in a time where wireless security is imperative because private data and personal information are uploaded online. As the amount of online data increases, so does the monetary cost ...

The Four Stages of a Certificate Life Cycle

Digital certificates are electronic credentials that are used to authenticate the identities of individuals or devices using a particular network. It’s helpful to think of certificates with a similar functionality as a ...
How to Automate Certificate Management and Provisioning

How to Automate Certificate Management and Provisioning

One of the biggest hurdles in certificate management is the lack of experience around finding the proper certificate management solutions. Often, administrators are of the notion that their only options for certificate ...
YubiKey Certificate Enrollment with SecureW2

Yubikey Certificate Attestation Improved

One of the features of new Yubikeys is that they can perform “attestation”, which gives them the potential to be even more powerful in terms of protecting your data. In coordination with ...
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Certificate Revocation List (CRL): Explained

What is a Certificate Revocation List? A certificate revocation list, more commonly called a CRL, is exactly what it sounds like: a list of digital certificates that have been revoked. A CRL ...
Let’s Encrypt Says It Will Revoke 3M Certificates Due to Software Bug

Let’s Encrypt Says It Will Revoke 3M Certificates Due to Software Bug

Non-profit certificate authority (CA) Let’s Encrypt announced it will revoke more than three million digital certificates due to a software bug. On March 3, Let’s Encrypt revealed its plan to revoke 3,048,289 ...
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Apple Goes Rogue, Drops Unilateral TLS Certificate Guillotine

Safari will no longer trust certificates that last longer than 13 months. Yes, you read that right; IT and DevOps are spitting blood ...
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