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2014-02-12 08:34:16

New Private SSL Certificates enable continued internal use of non-registered domain names DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of non-fully qualified domain names (FQDN) in publically trusted certificates is being deprecated by November 1, 2015, and existing certificates containing non-FQDNs will be revoked by all public certification authorities by October 1, 2016. To help simplify this change, Entrust, Inc. introduces Private SSL Certificates that provide organizations an...

2013-06-19 08:34:29

Audit highlights decades of continued leadership in digital certificate industry DALLAS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust Certificate Services, the SSL and digital certificate division of Entrust Inc., is the first North American certification authority (CA) to complete a third-party audit to verify compliance with the CA/Browser Forum's newest SSL standards, "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates." "Entrust has long been a...

2013-02-14 08:37:09

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc. joins leading global certification authorities in announcing the creation of the Certificate Authority Security Council (CASC), an advocacy group committed to the exploration and promotion of best practices that advance the security of websites and online transactions. Through public education, collaboration, and advocacy, the CASC strives to improve understanding of critical policies and their potential impact on the Internet...

2012-08-09 02:33:18

DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., one of the founding members of the Certification Authority/Browser Forum (CA/Browser Forum), and the second-largest provider of publicly trusted SSL certificates, has withdrawn from the voluntary online security standards organization. This decision is based on the CA/Browser Forum's new mandatory Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy Agreement, which requires member organizations to provide other members a royalty-free (RF) license of...

Group Testing Security Of Websites, Publishing Ones That Fail
2012-04-26 04:21:53

A group said that it plans to test websites' security, and those that do not prove to be secure will be named on a list of websites to be warned about. Trustworthy Internet Movement (TIM) carried out a survey and found that over 52 percent of sites tested were using versions of security protocols known to be compromised. The group plans to test websites to see how well they are keeping their website secure, and their users safe. TIM has been set up by security experts and...

2011-12-15 07:03:00

DALLAS, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing online identities and information, applauds the Certification Authority/Browser (CA/B) Forum for establishing the first minimum standards for the operation of Certification Authorities (CAs) issuing SSL certificates. The recently approved baseline requirements, which will become effective on July 1, 2012, leverage best practices from across the SSL sector to provide clear standards for CAs. The new...

2011-12-14 06:30:00

DALLAS, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The CA/Browser Forum has released the "Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates," the first international baseline standard for the operation of Certification Authorities (CAs) issuing SSL/TLS digital certificates natively trusted in browser software. SSL/TLS digital certificates are used to authenticate the ownership of websites and other online resources, as well as to encrypt...

2011-06-20 04:00:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, today announced that it will tackle the global SSL and EV SSL market with its own set of CertiID SSL and EV SSL certificates. VASCO's move towards the global SSL-certificate sector is a consequence of its recent acquisition of the Dutch internet trust provider DigiNotar. The SSL...

2011-04-22 00:00:29

DigiCert, Inc. ranks among the fastest-growing companies in UV50 Awards. Lindon, UT (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 DigiCert, Inc. is honored to be named as one of Utah Valley's fastest-growing companies by Utah Valley BusinessQ Magazine for the third year running. DigiCert provides Authentication and Encryption services to create secure connections for websites and is based out of Lindon, Utah. Despite the economic climate of recent years, DigiCert has enjoyed tremendous growth. In just the past...

2011-04-07 00:00:28

Customers Can Secure Websites with SSL Certificates Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Customers can make their websites even safer! Act Now Domains, one of the leading providers of web services on the internet, announced the launch of a campaign to highlight secure site security certificates. These security certificates allow websites to accept customer data securely and safely. Customer data is transmitted over a secure internet connection and the data is encrypted in order...