SSL certificates

Fake websites

Knowing how to spot a fraudulent website can protect your personal and work identity, your financial information, and logins for your email and social media accounts. Knowing how to identify fake websites is not just helpful, it’s absolutely necessary to protect yourself online. Online scams and identity theft are on…

S/MIME

Understanding the EFAIL Attack Emails encrypted with the S/MIME, S/MIME stands for Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (or PGP, including OpenPGP and GPG) protocols are vulnerable to the EFAIL attack. When the attack is successful, the attacker can read the targeted emails without obtaining the private key used to encrypt…

SECURITY

Why Shouldn’t You Overuse A Single Wildcard TLS/SSL Certificate? Wildcard TLS certificates are a good example of an efficient solution that, if not properly handled, can quickly become insecure. On the one hand, wildcards are a straightforward approach to safeguard theoretically a limitless number of subdomains. On the other hand,…

Extended Validation certificate

The establishment of Extended Validation guidelines (45 pages of technical and operational processes) for EV SSL Certificates and the DigiCert Multi-domain EV SSL Certificate, which secures many websites with a single EV certificate, are two industry-changing breakthroughs in SSL security. The different ways in which each browser showed the SSL-encrypted…

Extended Validation

Many top firms rely on Extended Validation to safeguard their own systems and brand by following the industry’s strictest identity verification and assurance criteria. DigiCert has found continuous interest in our work to reinforce EV in discussions with these companies as a method to assist them to safeguard their users…

ssl certificate

The CA/Browser Forum, a voluntary group of certification authorities (CAs), vendors of Internet browser software, and suppliers of other applications that use X.509 v.3 digital certificates for SSL/TLS, code signing, and S/MIME, determines the validity periods for digital certificates, which usually conform to the recommendations given by the CA/Browser Forum.…

What Are The 5 Most Common Cyber-attacks on Websites? 1.   What is a cyber-attack? Cyber-attack is an unauthorized attempt to exploit, damage or gain access to websites, computer systems, or networks. Malware, trojan viruses, and spyware cause cyber-attack. Similarly, website malware exploits websites’ resources, traffic, or visitor information. 2.   Types…

Choose the Right SSL certificate for your business The SSL certificate allows for the transference of information securely from a web server to a browser. SSL Certificates  have 3 different types:  Domain validated (DV). Organization validated (OV). And extended validation (EV). SSL certificates can noted by the visual cue of…

ECC Certificate

Elliptic Curve Cryptography or ECC certificate As websites continue to add features and connect with social networking applications, securing web communications has become increasingly important. This is where secure HTTP, or HTTPS, comes in, which uses encryption to secure web traffic against hackers. Google has stated that they prioritize sites…

 SSL Certificates There are multiple SSL certificates on the current brands on the market with the most trusted being : Digicert, Thawte, Sectigo and Geotrust. SSL types Extended validation. The Extended validation or EV certificates is probably the more complicated to obtain but also the most trusted as validation requires:…