What Is Perfect Forward Secrecy in SSL/TLS?

Everything you need to know about TLS perfect forward secrecy — summed up in layman’s terms

If you ask a hundred ordinary web users to identify a safe website from an unsafe one, 90 of them would likely point to the padlock in the browser address bar. In one way, it’s good; in another way, not so much. It’s good in terms of users being able to identify SSL-enabled websites, and it’s a concern because not all SSL-enabled websites are safe.

Today, we’re going to talk about SSL/TLS perfect forward secrecy (PFS), an SSL/TLS feature that most of website administrators aren’t aware of, leave alone the common users. In a nutshell, it’s a way to protect individual channels of communications even in the unlikely event that a hacker cracks a server’s private key.

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How to Find the Best WooCommerce SSL Certificate

Searching for a WooCommerce SSL certificate? Here’s what to know about choosing the right WooCommerce SSL certificate for your ecommerce site

You may have heard of WooCommerce SSL but not know much about it. WooCommerce is a powerful ecommerce platform for starting a business on WordPress. It’s easy to use, doesn’t require programming knowledge, and has great inventory and transaction monitoring systems. When people start their own WooCommerce store, they’re often not aware of the security risks that come with an ecommerce business. This is where an SSL certificate comes in handy by creating a secure, encrypted connection.

Attackers are always in search of poorly configured websites so they can exploit their vulnerabilities. They’re looking for ways to get a hold of your customers’ personal and financial information. Hence, it’s essential that you secure your WooCommerce store with the best security solutions available. One of the most crucial security tools is a WooCommerce SSL certificate for your site.

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Everything You Need to Know About an SSL Cipher and Cipher Lists

What is an SSL Cipher Suite? What’s included on the SSL cipher suite list? We’ve got your answers

If the term “SSL cipher” or “SSL cipher suite” reminds you of a character named “Cypher” in the movie “The Matrix,” then you must also be a serious Matrix fan! Well, as much as we’d love to discuss the film more in depth, we cannot (you can understand why). That’s why, in this post, we’re going to limit our focus to , and how they’re used in modern day cryptography and SSL/TLS security. After all, that’s what you’re here to learn about, right?

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How Do You Reissue an SSL Certificate?

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.

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What Is ‘2 Way SSL’ and How Does It Work?

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.

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How Do I Solve ‘ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR’ in WordPress?

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.

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Steps to Resolve the ‘NET ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID’ Error in Google Chrome

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.

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Email Certificate Not Secure: How to Solve the ‘Not Verified’ Error in Outlook

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.

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How to Convert CER to CRT in OpenSSL

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.

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How to Resolve Comodo RSA Certificate Not Trusted Error

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.

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