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 ...
A bar chart that shows the average total cost of a data breach (data credit: IBM's 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report)

Growing Demand for Custom PKI Solutions Creates New Opportunities for IT Providers

Public key infrastructure (PKI) adoption is booming. New data from MarketsandMarkets forecasts that the global PKI market (which includes SSL/TLS certificates) will reach $9.8 billion by 2026 — let’s explore how you can get your piece of... The post ...
Screenshot of a website's SSL/TLS certificate displaying SAN domains

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 ...
A screenshot from IBM's 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report

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 ...
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 ...
Let's Encrypt Expiring Root Certificate Warning

Let’s Encrypt Warns of Reduced Compatibility Beginning January 2021

An Expiring Root Certificate Means 1 in 3 Android Devices Will Be Blocked From Millions of Sites Protected by Let’s Encrypt The new year is fast approaching, and with it... The post ...
PCI Compliance - COVID-19-related-domains - unsafe connections increasing

PCI Compliance Numbers Drop as Security Breaches Increase

A mere 27.9% of organizations are PCI DSS compliant — an alarming number in the face of rising security threats… A concerning issue has arisen for the payment processing industry... The post ...
DigiCert Secure Site SSL Multi-Year Options

Say Goodbye to 2-Year Certificates and Hello to Multi-Year SSL Plans

As of September 1st, 2-year certificates have been replaced by multi-year SSL plans offering similar benefits September 1, 2020 marked the dawn of a new era for SSL certificates. Multi-year... The post ...
Unbelievable moment clever racoon cracks locked bin in SECONDS

Raccoon Attack: Researchers Find A Vulnerability in TLS 1.2

Bad news: there’s a vulnerability in TLS 1.2. Good news: researchers say it’s “very hard to exploit” and major vendors have already released security patches for it. A team of... The post ...
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 ...

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