DigiCert-Symantec Acquisition: It’s time to reissue/replace SSL Certificates for Existing Symantec Customers.
Symantec Group agreed to sell its SSL Certificate Authority business to DigiCert Inc. in Oct 2017. Walking on tightropes with Google’s plans to distrust its SSL certificates, Symantec had to do something, and it pulled a rabbit out … Read More
Untangling the technology that is Server Name Indication (SNI)
Want to know what is SNI and how it works? Well, you’re at the right place (not sure about the right time though). Quite often, this great technology goes under the radar, and that’s somewhat understandable. So here we are, doing … Read More
The SSL/TLS handshake process simplified like never before
As it goes with all handshakes, the SSL/TLS Handshake is where it all starts. The SSL/TLS handshake involves a series of steps through which both the parties – client and server, validate each other and start communicating through the secure SSL/TLS tunnel.… Read More
Cryptography will have a key role to play in securing Internet of Things (IoT)
The Internet of Things (IoT) is already revolutionizing the way we see, use, and interact with our world. And the good news (and bad news) is that it’s just getting started. By 2020, the number of … Read More
A Quick and Easy Guide on how to configure SSL in Magento
Magento is an open source content management system for e-commerce platforms. Released in 2008, Magento was originally developed by Varien Inc., a US based private company. eBay acquired it in 2011 and spun it off. Today, around 30% … Read More
Step-by-step guide to Install SSL Certificate on Lighttpd
Released in 2003, Lighttpd (pron. lighty) is an open-source web server designed and optimized for high-performance environments. Lighttpd was written by Jan Kneschke as a solution to the problem of handling 10,000 connections in parallel for a single server.
Lighttpd Server SSL
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A Quick and Easy Guide on how to view SSL Certificate in Safari
When it comes to the virtual world, we live in a constant state of danger. Hackers and fraudsters are always on the prowl. Sadly, there is no way to stop a cyber attack completely. If you block … Read More
Easily enable SSL certificate on the Pound reverse-proxy server
The Pound is an open source reverse-proxy server platform. It is also used as an application firewall as well as a load balancer. It doesn’t serve the content on its own but it acts as a front-end server. It accepts requests … Read More
Here are some invaluable resources to help you better manage your SSL Certificates
We have entered an era where encryption is becoming increasingly necessary across the internet. The major web browsers – Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge – are all pushing for universal encryption with a number … Read More
PKI is a complex infrastructure for managing digital certificates and it would all fall apart without trusted certificate authorities.
You may have heard the acronym “PKI,” but chances are you’re not especially sure what it means. You’re not alone. PKI stands for ‘Public Key Infrastructure.’ While many the concept of … Read More