The easy as ABC-123 — your step-by-step process to getting an SSL certificate reissued
Sometimes in life, stuff happens. And the world of HTTPS is no different. There are times when you will need to reissue your SSL certificate. This means that something has happened over the course of the certificate’s lifespan that has caused a need for it to be replaced.
There’s a thing called two way SSL/TLS — here’s what you need to know about it
“Wait, what? 2 way SSL/TLS?”
If this was your reaction when hearing or reading about 2 way SSL (or two way SSL, if you prefer), then we totally understand your confusion. SSL, by any means, isn’t easy to understand on its own. And when you get to know a different version of it than you’re used to — mutual authentication instead of the standard one way authentication — the facepalm reaction is totally natural. But don’t you worry — we’re going to break down what two way SSL is and how it work to further continue our quest to simplify every complex SSL-related topic for the “netizens” of the world.
Here’s a step-by-step guide for how to fix the WordPress ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR
If you have a WordPress website and you or your visitors find yourself on the receiving end of an “ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR” warning message, then we understand your situation. Such SSL/TLS related errors are quite common, and the ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR in WordPress is probably one of the most common.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to fix the NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID error in Chrome for site owners and visitors
If you’re facing the “NET ERROR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID” (or what’s sometimes referred to as “ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID” or “NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID”) error in Google Chrome, then you’re not alone. Thousands of users around the world face this pesky SSL error, and it’s irritating to say the least. If you’re looking for a solution through this post, you’re either a website owner whose website is facing this error or you’re a user who wants to access a particular website that’s displaying this error message. In either case, this post will help you get past this error.
We have the answers you need about the causes of your Outlook certificate problems and the antidote to fix them
Life with SSL/TLS certificates on your email server is a lot like the summer in London. It’s all mild and pleasant until an occasional rain shower strikes you out of nowhere. If a Microsoft Outlook error such as “The server you are connected to is using a security certificate that cannot be verified” or “email certificate not secure” is that rain shower for you, then we’ve got you covered with a solid umbrella.
We’ll break down how to convert your certificate file from one file extension to another to work with your server
When working with SSL/TLS certificates and other X.509 digital certificates, you may find yourself needing to convert files from CER to CRT. No worries — you’re not the first (and you certainly won’t be the last) person who needs to know how to convert CER to CRT.
Two methods to help you fix this complex Comodo SSL not trusted error
Unlike other SSL related errors, the “Comodo RSA Certification Authority Not Trusted” or “Comodo RSA Certificate Not Trusted” error doesn’t appear as frequently. However, as you’re reading this sentence right now, it’s likely you’ve come across it and it’s occupying your attention. Well, not for long. In this post, we’ll outline some simple steps that will make this error disappear out of your browser.
Have you heard of SSL mail server certificates? Here’s what you need to know
“An SSL/TLS certificate for an email server? Aren’t SSL certificates used for websites?”
If you can even remotely relate to either (or both) of these questions, you’re not alone. Many people have the misconception that SSL certificates are just for websites. Well, it’s easy to understand considering that SSL and website security have become synonymous.
Here’s a comparative analysis of ECC & RSA cryptosystems and how they’re similar or different
ECC vs RSA — how do you choose between these two types of algorithms when choosing an SSL/TLS certificate? Moreover, what do each of these options even mean in terms of encryption?
When purchasing an SSL certificate, users come across many technical specifications that they have no idea about. However, going ahead without understanding these terms isn’t an option for many. They want to get to the roots of these terms so that they can make an educated choice about purchasing the right SSL/TLS certificate to protect their website.
Let’s talk about SHA1 vs SHA2 — or SHA-1 vs SHA-2, as you may more frequently see them written.
For some of you, when you hear “SHA,” you may think of the dark, physical manifestations of negative emotions from a popular online game (World of Warcraft). For others who aren’t major MMORPG players, you likely think of SHA-1 and SHA-2 hash algorithms.