How Do I Find My Comodo SSL Certificate Private Key?

Let’s Understand How to Get Private Key from Certificate

It’s always a good idea to know where your SSL certificates’ private keys are located, as they are the key (pun intended) to authorizing that your domain is the real deal. Whether you’re using a Comodo SSL certificate private key or one from another certificate authority (CA), it’s vital that you know where it is and keep it safe. Why is it so important? Because anyone who gets access to your private keys can spoof your website since it will now be “authenticated” with the compromised private key.

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HTTP/2 Header Compression: How it works

Wired as well as wireless networks suffer from the problem of network latency that leads to delays in packet delivery from source to destination. Each request from the client carries a set of headers that communicate relevant information to the server. The server, in turn, responds with a set of appropriate response headers that contains information pertaining to the size, file type, date, etc.

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The Advantages of HTTP2 – Why You Should Move on to HTTP2

Bringing about a new alternative to performance hacks that don’t have developers bending over backwards to improve page loads speeds, IEFT’s Working group gave netizens HTTP/2 in 2015. HTTP/2 introduces significant improvements over the previous versions of the HTTP protocol, including but not limited to enhanced security features. Apart from removing the need for time-consuming performance optimizations, it is also resilient to header compression attacks that could, in turn, lead to session hijacking. It gives us a simplified yet efficient framework that is easier to parse, more compact, and less error-prone.

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What is the Sectigo Trust Seal? How Do I Get It?

Understanding Sectigo Site Seals and the Value They Add

One aspect of SSL/TLS certificates that not enough people leverage is the site seal. You’ve gone through the trouble of letting a trusted certificate authority (CA) verify you — why not advertise that fact? Most people recognize these security companies, so having a seal — such as a Sectigo trust seal — that signifies that they checked you and you’re OK is kind of nice.

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What the Comodo Secure Seal is and How to Get It

Decrease shopping cart abandonment and increase trust with a Comodo website security seal

E-Commerce businesses are facing an up-hill battle when it comes to building consumer trust. After all, news headlines highlight the world’s growing cyber security concerns on a daily basis. They blast about data breaches, stolen customer data, and leaked payment information.

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Error Code SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER — How to Fix it in Firefox

Troubleshooting a common SSL certificate error

One of the more frustrating aspects of web browsers and the errors they generate is that they all generally use different nomenclature. While Chrome and Opera tend to operate on the same plane, Safari, Firefox and Microsoft Edge all do their own thing. Case in point, let’s consider the error code SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER in Firefox.

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What is SSL Inspection and Why Should You Use It?

Inspecting your HTTPS traffic is critical, especially at scale

A lack of SSL inspection can bring down giants. Do you remember the Equifax data breach — the one that compromised the data of millions of people, cost millions of dollars and caused the credit bureau to get its own credit rating downgraded? Yeah, that one. The breach went unaddressed for 76 days because an expired digital certificate caused it to lose the ability to inspect its own traffic.

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What Would Happen If Your SSL Certificate Expired?

It might seem minor, but SSL certificate expiration can cause big problems

When you deal in SSL certificates on a daily basis, you get asked plenty of the same questions. One of them is “Do SSL certificates expire?” Yes, unfortunately, SSL certificates expire to maintain the security level of the website. No question, however, gets asked more frequently than “what will happen if an SSL certificate expires?”

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