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How Secure is RSA in an Increasingly Connected World?

| | Everything Encryption, iot, rsa
KeyFactor’s latest study shows that many IoT device manufacturers are generating insecure RSA keys 1 in 172. That’s the number of RSA public key certificates available through the internet that... The post ...
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Verified Mark Certificates & the BIMI Standard: Show Your Company Logo in Your Customer’s Inbox

Learn about BIMI — a new email standard that could boost your email visibility, build customer trust, and help fight phishing If your job is related to email marketing, terms... The post ...
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Delegated Credentials: Facebook, Mozilla & Cloudflare’s New TLS Protocol Explained

Here’s what you need to know about delegated credentials and how they’ll affect your certificate management Facebook, Mozilla, and Cloudflare just announced the development of delegated credentials, a new cryptographic... The post ...
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End-to-End Encryption: The Good, the Bad and the Politics

Here’s what you need to know about the debate over end-to-end encryption It’s that time of the year when we grab our popcorn and witness another chapter in the age-old... The post ...

A Sneaky Online Security Threat: Encrypted Malware in SSL

| | Everything Encryption
Unfortunately, the bad guys use encryption, too Every time you connect to the internet, whether it’s from a phone, tablet, or computer, you accept a certain level of risk. Hackers... The post ...
Post-Quantum Cryptography: 10 Things You Need to Know

Post-Quantum Cryptography: 10 Things You Need to Know

DigiCert’s newly released survey shows that 71% of IT professionals consider quantum computing a looming threat to encryption and security—here’s how you can protect your company and customers Quantum computing... The post ...
Browser Updates Round-Up: Continuing the Push for HTTPS Everywhere

Browser Updates Round-Up: Continuing the Push for HTTPS Everywhere

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are updating how SSL/HTTPS sites are displayed to users, continuing their initiative to move all internet traffic to HTTPS Google and Mozilla have recently announced... The post ...
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Digital Signatures: Why you should sign EVERYTHING

Digital Signatures play an integral role in modern business. Let's hash out what they are, how they work and why you should be using them. The post Digital Signatures: Why you should ...
SSL/TLS Encryption and Email Servers

SSL/TLS Encryption and Email Servers

What you need to know about using SSL/TLS to encrypt connections made by your email servers When I was approached with the topic for this blog post, I happily agreed.... The post ...
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One Year Certificate Validity is about to be on the ballot again

A planned CA/B Forum ballot would cap the max validity of SSL certificates at 397 days Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: the max validity for SSL/TLS certificates... The post ...