A Guide to Multi-Factor Authentication

Today, computers and smart devices are inexpensive enough that we can own many of them: smart phones, laptops, tablets and wearable micro devices. Our work and private lives demand portability. This, along with a trend towards moving enterprise servers into the cloud, makes secure user authentication even more imperative — and tricky. That brings us […]

One-Year Public-Trust SSL Certificates: DigiCert’s Here to Help

By now you’ve likely heard about Apple’s announcement at the February 2020 Certificate Authority/Browser Forum meeting that they will no longer accept publicly trusted TLS webserver certificates valid for longer than 398 days after Sept. 1, 2020 in the Mac OS and iOS platforms. The CA/B Forum had previously voted down an initiative to reduce […]

NIST’s “Mitigating IoT-Based Distributed Denial of Service” Study

The explosive growth of Internet of Things (IoT)-based devices has been a boon for manufacturers and consumers. There seems to be no end to the variety of products we can bring online. You probably never thought egg cartons and waste bins would be connected to the Internet – but they are. However, what starts off […]

21 Online Scams You May Not Know About [Infographic]

With new technology comes more risk for exploitation. Take a journey through time, learn about 21 online scams, and make sure you’re not next on a scammers list with this infographic.   Share the knowledge—click to share on Social Brought to you by DigiCert Embed the iFrame on your Website <div style=”margin:0px;padding:0px;overflow:hidden”><iframe src=”https://www.digicert.com/blog/21-online-scams-infographic” frameborder=”0″ style=”overflow:hidden;overflow-x:hidden;overflow-y:hidden;height:100%;width:100%;position:absolute;top:0px;left:0px;right:0px;bottom:0px” […]

Chrome Will Label All HTTP Pages as “Not Secure” in Just a Few Months

On July 24th, the most widely used web browser started labeling every HTTP page as “Not Secure.” Google set a major precedent earlier this year when they announced that starting in Chrome version 68, which is now released, every HTTP web page would receive a negative “Not Secure” indicator in the address bar. You may […]

Safari 11 Introduces Improved UI for Certificate Warnings

Earlier this year at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple announced Safari 11 and gave audiences a preview of the new features for the browser, including a redesigned error pages for SSL certificate warnings. Safari 11 was officially released last week for macOS and ships with the latest version, High Sierra. The new certificate warning […]

4 Recommendations for Integrating Security in DevOps

Every company is looking for ways to speed up development while incorporating the appropriate level of security. Organizations are successfully doing this by taking a DevOps approach, which increases agility in many areas namely security, IT, and development. But this accomplishment doesn’t come without challenges. For some, deciding to take this new approach comes with […]