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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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Introducing Domain Name Validation Method 13

By Bruce Morton
January 25, 2019
To use Method 13, DNS administrators will have to set up a DNS CAA Email Contact associated with their domain name.
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Now You Can Choose Your Certification Authority with CAA

By Entrust Datacard
September 05, 2017
Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) is a method for a domain owner to permit one or more certification authorities (CAs) to issue SSL/TLS certificates using their domain name.
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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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Do You Have a New gTLD?

By Bruce Morton
October 08, 2013
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is currently approving many generic top-level domains (gTLDs). What are gTLDs? This is the last part or the suffix of a domain name.
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Microsoft Deploys Certificate Reputation

By Bruce Morton
April 13, 2015
As we have stated previously, website owners have a concern that an attacker can have a certificate issued for their domain name. We now have two systems which will help monitor certificates for domains: Certificate Transparency (CT) and Certificate Reputation. 
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SSL Certificates without Non-FQDNs

By Bruce Morton
February 21, 2013
Over the years, publicly-trusted CAs have issued SSL certificates with domain names of different types. The most common is the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). This is a certificate that has been issued with a name registered with an entity that manages a top-level domain (TLD), for example server1.domain.com. The differentiating characteristic about an FQDN is that it is unique. There is one controller of domain.com and that controller determines who can have any name under that root, such as server1.domain.com
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Protect Your Domain with CT Search

By Bruce Morton
October 18, 2016
How would you know if there have been any unauthorized SSL certificates issued for your domain? How can you protect your domain name and the people who use your web site from this happening? The CT Search tool makes it quite simple. 
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DNS Registrar Vulnerabilities

By Bruce Morton
September 19, 2013
Watchers of the SSL industry follow SSL protocol attacks such as BEAST, CRIME, Lucky 13 and RC4 closely. They also track the rare certification authority (CA) attacks such as Comodo or DigiNotar. But they don’t seem to spend much time following attacks to the domain name registration system (DNS).
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Chrome Shows SSL Warning for Non-FQDNs

By Bruce Morton
October 17, 2013
Entrust completed an internal test recently and was surprised by a warning from Google Chrome version 30. The test case has a Web server with a non-fully registered domain name (non-FQDN) and an SSL certificate from a publicly trusted certification authority (CA).
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