Symantec’s Vulnerability Assessment product helps you be proactive with your cyber defense
An SSL Certificate is a vital component of any cyber security implementation, but the key Word is a component. SSL alone cannot protect your website from the dangers of the internet. SSL can protect your customers’ data … Read More
Apple is giving developers more time to become compliant with new encryption requirements
While Apple had originally announced a January 1st as the date that all apps submitted to the company’s App Store would need to support App Transport Security (ATS), it changed course at the last minute.… Read More
Upcoming changes in Google Chrome will have a major impact on the internet.
Google Chrome 56, due out at the end of January, will include a couple of major changes that are bound to shake up the internet. The first, most disruptive change will involve labeling unencrypted websites as “Not … Read More
The Freedom of the Press Foundation ranks “The Intercept” the most secure news site
The American non-profit Freedom of the Press Foundation recently performed a study of some of the world’s most popular news sites, grading each one on its web security implementations.
The Intercept, an American news site … Read More
A useful set of credit card safety tips for shopping online
The Internet has changed the way we shop.
What was once done in malls and at brick and mortar stores is now down at home, on your computer or phone (often pants-less). And while the world of e-commerce has … Read More
Here’s how to stay safe when you’re doing your online Christmas shopping
‘This the season to be jolly!
It’s also the season to be hyper-vigilant if you’re shopping online for holiday gifts.
Unfortunately, despite the good will this season tends to bring with it, it also brings many attempts by … Read More
Google will begin enforcing its Certificate Transparency initiative next October
Certificate Transparency (CT) is an initiative that aims to make the entire SSL ecosystem safer.
The initiative, which was originally proposed by Google, is designed to provide a greater deal of insight into the practices of Certificate Authorities (CAs). … Read More
Why installing Anti-Malware Scanning is a necessity for any online business
You work hard to make your online business succeed. That means doing everything from designing a good site, to creating good content, optimizing your search terms, in-bound and out-bound marketing, if it will help your online business grow, chances … Read More
Wildcard SSL provides myriad benefits for any big company or organization
The internet continues to evolve in new and exciting ways. Today, more than ever, people rely on the worldwide web for everything, whether it’s shopping, paying bills, seeking healthcare, handling their banking needs, or just for entertainment purposes. This … Read More
Understanding Elliptic Curve Cryptography and how it relates to SSL/TLS
You may notice that a couple of the Symantec products we offer, namely the Symantec Secure Site Pro line, advertise something called “ECC” or Elliptic Curve Cryptography. This is a mathematical method that can be applied to SSL/TLS … Read More