What is SHA2 and What Are SHA 2 SSL Certificates?

SHA2 is now officially available, but it’s also official – SHA-1 Certificates are no longer issued.

So, if you purchase any certificate from Comodo, DigiCert, Thawte, or any other Certificate Authority, expect it to come with SHA-2, and not SHA-1.
Tech giants including Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla are all aboard … Read More

How To Fix NET::ERR_SSL_PINNED_KEY_NOT_IN_CERT_CHAIN

A quick guide on fixing a difficult SSL/TLS certificate error:
NET::ERR_SSL_PINNED_KEY_NOT_IN_CERT_CHAIN in Google Chrome

Let’s not beat around the bush – you’re here because you were trying to reach a website and got a “NET::ERR_SSL_PINNED_KEY_NOT_IN_CERT_CHAIN” error. Probably using Google Chrome, as that is the search giant’s parlance.

Or, alternatively, you’re … Read More

How to Fix NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID

What this NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID error entails and what you can do to address it

If you are a website owner and having the problem when opening your site and you follow up with the “NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID” error, don’t panic. We’re here to help you with this error you are facing. In this … Read More

What is Time Stamping?

How does Time Stamping relate to a Code Signing Certificate?

Suppose Jim, a developer, purchases a Code Signing Certificate for his downloadable application Software. The code signing certificate helps by prompting his audience, that the software they are about to download is from a trusted source.

Unaware that the certificate … Read More