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2011-09-10 04:19:45

  In the wake of the DigiNotar threat, Apple patched their Mac OS X software to remove the Dutch certificate issuer from their list of trusted providers, while Firefox developer Mozilla issued an ultimatum to certificate authorities to improve their security or face being blocked. According to BBC News, Mozilla sent a warning to certificate authorities (CAs), advising that they had until September 16 ensure that their security had not been compromised. If they cannot prove that...

2011-09-07 14:00:00

DigiCert, Inc. partners with IaaS leader to provide SSL certificates and support for Dyn customers. Lindon, UT (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 DigiCert, Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Dyn (Dynamic Network Services Inc) an Internet Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader specializing in DNS and email delivery services. This partnership will help transition Dynâs SSL customers to DigiCert SSL Certificates, used to secure the transfer of sensitive information...

Fake Google SSL Certificates Putting Political Dissidents In Danger
2011-08-30 09:32:02

  Iranian internet users and others are believed to be at risk from a fake web certificate that could let hackers steal passwords and data from apparently secure connections to Google sites such as Gmail, CNET is reporting. The rogue SSL certificate is used to digitally “sign” HTTPS connections to any Google site and was issued by a Dutch company called DigiNotar on July 10. In particular, political dissidents who put their trust in Google´s systems for their...

2011-08-30 07:59:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com) today comments on DigiNotar's reported security incident. DigiNotar is a wholly owned subsidiary of VASCO. On July 19th, 2011, DigiNotar detected an intrusion into its Certificate Authority (CA) infrastructure, which resulted in the fraudulent issuance of public key certificate requests for a number of domains, including Google.com. Once it detected the...

2011-06-27 04:00:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products and services, today announced that it launches its CertiID Managed PKI services on a global scale. With CertiID Managed PKI, corporations all over the world can benefit from trusted certificates and digital signatures without the need of implementing a PKI infrastructure...

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...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

DigiCert announces recent addition to executive team. Lindon, UT (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 DigiCert, Inc., a leading provider of Authentication & Encryption services, announces the appointment of Ryan Woodley as CFO. "As DigiCert continues to grow, it is crucial to carefully manage that growth while maintaining operational excellence and efficiency. Ryan brings great experience to his position and will be essential in helping us to create a solid growth strategy and improve our performance,"...

2011-05-17 10:35:00

CLEVELAND, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified Security Solutions, Inc. (CSS), a leading information security services firm and Microsoft's World-Wide, Identity and Security Access Partner of the Year, today announced the immediate availability of CRT, a new software solution that supports both certificate and CRL management in a Microsoft® environment. Certificate management is vastly under-addressed within a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), creating a considerable...

2011-05-13 00:00:30

Authentication services leader recognized for best computer related services. Lindon, UT (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 DigiCert, Inc. announced today it is to be awarded the prestigious Best of State Award for Computer Related Services in 2011. The award will be presented at the Best of State Awards Gala in Salt Lake City on June 4. "DigiCert is pleased to receive this Best of State Award," said DigiCert CEO, Ken Bretschneider. "Being recognized from amongst the best in Utah's technology community...

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...