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SSL Review: February 2015

Entrust’s monthly SSL review covers SSL discussions — recaps news, trends and opinions from the industry. Entrust and CA Security Council Entrust Identity ON discussed:

CA Security Council discussed: Hot Topics & Opinions Just when you thought it was going to be a boring month, Superfish and PrivDog stepped up. Lenovo, Superfish and Komodia MITM … Lenovo installed Superfish on consumer laptops from October to December 2014. Superfish contained Komodia which is an unsafe HTTPS proxy. PrivDog MITM … Through the Superfish investigations, PrivDog was found, another unsafe HTTPS Proxy.   News & Notes More news such as Windows 10 will support HSTS and HTTP/2 has been completed.

Bruce Morton

Bruce Morton
Bruce Morton has worked in the public key infrastructure and digital certificate industry for more than 15 years and has focused on SSL and other publicly trusted certificates since 2005. He has been an active member of the CA/Browser Forum that released guidelines for extended validation (EV) certificates and Baseline Requirements for SSL certificates. Bruce oversees the governance and compliance of Entrust’s publicly trusted PKI.