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14 Results for 'CA/Browser Forum'
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Phone Domain Name Validation for SSL Certificates

By Bruce Morton
February 21, 2019
The CA/Browser Forum continues to improve domain name validation for SSL/TLS certificates.
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Successful Transition from Method 1 Domain Verification

By Chris Bailey
August 21, 2018
Entrust Datacard announces the successful transition from Method 1 domain name validation to comply with Baseline Requirement - Ballot 218 established by the CA Browser Forum.
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Mozilla Endorses SSL Baseline Requirements

By Bruce Morton
February 27, 2013
The CA/Browser Forum SSL Baseline Requirements have been endorsed by Mozilla and have been included in their certificate authority (CA) certificate policy.
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SSL and 39 Months

By Bruce Morton
February 19, 2015
Public trusted SSL uses 39 months for two purposes: certificate validity and information validation. These purposes are specified in the CA/Browser Forum Baseline Requirements.
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Changes to Support SHA-1 Migration

By Bruce Morton
March 14, 2016
Entrust provides security beyond the TLS certificate. We are a strong supporter of the CA/Browser Forum standards and also support the requirements provided by our root embedding partners such as Microsoft and Mozilla. 
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Entrust Datacard Supports the London Protocol

By Chris Bailey
June 27, 2018
The Certificate Authority Security Council (CASC) announced at the CA/Browser Forum event in London the launch of the London Protocol – an initiative to improve identity assurance and minimize the possibility of phishing activity on websites encrypted with organization validated (OV) and extended validation (EV) certificates, which contain organization identity information (Identity Certificates).
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New Mandatory CAA Checking on the Horizon

By Bruce Morton
March 16, 2017
Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) allows a domain owner to specify in their DNS or DNSSec which Certification Authority (CA) is authorized to issue certificates to their domain. The new CAA policy has now been defined by the CA/Browser forum and is scheduled to take effect September 8, 2017. CAA may be the best way to protect domain owners from having fraudulent certificates issued in their domain name. This has become increasingly important with the proliferation of unauthorized DV certificates.
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SSL Server Compliance Timeline

By Bruce Morton
August 19, 2015
Entrust is providing the SSL Server Compliance Timeline. This timeline will inform you of modifications to the SSL/TLS industry. The SSL Server Compliance Timeline will track industry compliance issues from the CA/Browser Forum and the browser manufacturers. The timeline will track attacks and vulnerabilities. For each item, the timeline will also advise who will take the action and when it has to be addressed. 
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What Happened with Live.fi?

By Bruce Morton
March 20, 2015
Comodo issued an SSL certificate for live.fi. The issue is the certificate requester did not own or control the live.fi domain, which is owned by Microsoft. Was this Comodo’s fault? Let’s discuss. Since 2012, the certification authorities (CAs) which issue public trust SSL certificates must follow the domain verification methods in the CA/Browser Forum Baseline Requirements (BRs). The BRs provide methods for organization validation (OV) and domain validation (DV).
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The Lowdown on Methods for Validating Domains in SSL/TLS Certificates

By Dathan Demone
April 11, 2019
Please join this webinar discussion and demo, Wednesday, May 8 at 11:00am EDT.
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