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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Forgot to Renew Your TLS Certificate, Microsoft?

Microsoft Teams went dark for seven hours yesterday. It turns out the Teams team forgot to renew a TLS certificate ...
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IoT devices must be secured to protect the network

Certificate Security for IoT Devices

Internet of Things (IoT) devices have been a rapidly growing industry trend that can provide invaluable and unique data to many organizations. While most devices are designed to maximize the efficiency of ...
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Stronger Multi-Factor Authentication With Certificates

It’s widely held knowledge that using a single factor for authentication to wireless networks is less than secure and easily exploited by hackers. Many organizations recognize this and utilize Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) ...
Public vs Private Certificate Authority

Public vs Private Certificate Authority

What’s a Certificate Authority (CA)? A certificate authority is an institution that distributes digital certificates. Certificate issuance is a critical part of securing interactions on the internet because certificates cryptographically tie an ...
Large Percentage of Malware Downloads Are Signed with Valid Certificates

Large Percentage of Malware Downloads Are Signed with Valid Certificates

The misuse of code signing certificates is so widespread that a larger percentage of malware downloaded to computers is digitally signed than that of benign software programs. Antivirus company Trend Micro studied ...
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