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2011-04-06 09:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Safelayer Consolidated as a Supplier of eID and eSignature Solutions for Certification Services Providers (CSPs) AS Sertifitseerimiskeskus, Estonia's principal certification authority and provider of certificates for authentication and digital signing for the Estonian eID card, has chosen to adopt Safelayer's technology for implementing public key infrastructure (PKI) services. To modernize its infrastructure, AS...

2011-01-15 00:00:45

DigiCert, Inc. releases new offering that allows organizations to purchase multiple Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates for a single domain at affordable package pricing. Lindon, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 DigiCert, Inc., a leading provider of Authentication & Encryption services, now offers Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate packages. With the new package pricing, organizations can now upgrade to EV SSL when ordering certificates for prices similar to single standard...

2010-10-22 00:00:38

DigiCert, Inc. receives the OTA's 2010 Excellence in Customer Support award and surpasses 100 5-star reviews on SSL certificate review website. Lindon, UT (Vocus) October 21, 2010 "” DigiCert, Inc., a leading provider of Authentication & Encryption services, was the recipient of the Online Trust Alliance's (OTA) 2010 Excellence in Customer Support award at the fifth annual Online Trust and Cybersecurity Forum. Last month, DigiCert received the 2010 Online Trust Award for Excellence...

2010-03-30 07:10:00

DALLAS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a wide-scale public key infrastructure (PKI) deployment, Entrust, Inc. has been issuing credentials, via a hosted service model, to the U.S. General Services Administration since July 2007 as part of the agency's USAccess program. Proving that PKI is still one of the elite security standards, the project achieved an important milestone this month as the GSA enrolled and activated its 450,000th PIV credential. "Surpassing 450,000 issued...

2009-10-05 09:52:00

CAIRO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Egypt's IT industry has this week celebrated the launch of e-signature services for the public and private sector. The electronic signature will authorize the Ministry of Finance and a number of companies to offer the first authentication services to governmental entities, public sector companies and individuals in Egypt. This E-Signature Law, issued in 2004 and established the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), is the first Egyptian...

2009-05-21 12:19:00

DigiCert SSL certificates to be supported by SafeMashups MashSSL Web Toolkit LINDON, Utah, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- DigiCert Inc., a leading provider of SSL certificates, and Safe Mashups Inc., an application authentication pioneer, today announced a partnership under which DigiCert certificates can be used with the SafeMashups MashSSL Web ToolKit to protect emerging Web 2.0 protocols that require applications to build a trusted pipe to each other while communicating through a third party...

2009-05-05 10:00:00

Recently the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has reiterated its position that 1024-bit RSA private keys are obsolete for trusted root encryption at the end of next year. But, thanks to DigiCert's industry-leading 2048-bit key standard, DigiCert customers' trusted roots are future-proofed and NIST-rated viable until 2030. LINDON, Utah, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent report from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)--Special Publication...

2009-03-20 07:24:00

Leading Security Experts to Unveil New Attacks Against EV-SSL During CanSecWest Presentation VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrepidus Group, a leading provider of information security solutions, today announced that Intrepidus Group Senior Consultant, Mike Zusman, and independent security researcher, Alexander Sotirov will be presenting findings of their joint research on the security of Extended Validation (EV) certificates for SSL websites during the tenth annual...

2009-03-03 10:11:00

LINDON, Utah, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet security researchers announced recently that they were able to forge digital certificates signed using the MD5 hashing algorithm. They were able to exploit known flaws in the algorithm in order to create the fake certificates, which could then be used to launch nearly undetectable phishing attacks. Studies show that this security breach could affect approximately 14% of SSL certificates on the Internet. DigiCert is the leading Certificate...

2009-02-20 12:46:00

SSL Certificate Authority Answers New Digital Threats Presented at Black Hat Conference LINDON, Utah, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 18 at the Black Hat conference in Washington, D.C., an independent hacker known as Moxie Marlinspike presented a software tool called SSLstrip designed to remove the SSL protection from websites using advanced man-in-the-middle attack methods. DigiCert, a major worldwide provider of SSL Certificates, replied that Extended Validation (EV) SSL...