Entrust Datacard provides information on TLS 1.3 and phone domain name validation methods:

CA / Browser Forum improves domain name and IP address validation by updating requirements and removing the test certificate validation method:

Bulletproof TLS Newsletter #50 discusses DarkMatter from the United Arab Emirates operates a certificate authority

Other News and Notes:

EFF says, "Don't use ETS, don't implement it, and don't standardize it." See ETS Isn't TLS and You Shouldn't Use It.

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.