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Let’s Test Google Chrome’s Security Overview

By Bruce Morton
March 21, 2016
Entrust Datacard puts Google's cybersecurity safeguards to the test. See if they passed or failed. 
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Trust Indication Change in Google Chrome

By Bruce Morton
August 31, 2016
Google is making security icon changes in the Chrome status bar. The changes are based on a research paper prepared by members of Google and University of California, Berkeley. The research evaluated forty icons, seven complementary strings and surveyed 1,329 people. 
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Did Google Miss the Mark With Push To Make Passwords Obsolete?

By Chris Taylor
December 02, 2013
On Saturday, Forbes discussed Google’s 2014 vision to make user-generated passwords obsolete. It’s an initiative that deserves praise and is long overdue. Someone is finally taking strong authentication and identity-based security seriously — particularly in the consumer space. It does, however, come with some caveats.
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Google is Sun-Setting SHA-1 in Upcoming Chrome Releases

By Bruce Morton
September 10, 2014
Entrust Datacard shares announcement from Google on September 5, 2014, that Chrome will sunset SHA-1 by providing security warnings through the popular browser. SHA-1 is a secure hash algorithm used when signing SSL certificates. SHA-1 provides a unique 160-bit hash value representing the certificate. The hash value is designed so it cannot be the same for two different certificates.
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Does Google’s Push to Make Passwords Obsolete Miss the Mark?

By Entrust Datacard
November 30, 2013
On Saturday, Forbes discussed Google’s 2014 vision to make user-generated passwords obsolete. It’s an initiative that deserves praise and is long overdue. Someone is finally taking strong authentication and identity-based security seriously — particularly in the consumer space.
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More Google Fraudulent Certificates

By Bruce Morton
July 14, 2014
On July 2, Google became aware of fraudulent certificates that were incorrectly issued to Google-owned domain names. The miss-issued certificates could have been used to spoof content, perform phishing attacks or perform man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks. The following actions were taken to resolve the problem.
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Chrome to Show HTTP Sites as Not Secure

By Bruce Morton
September 09, 2016
Google will soon be issuing a stronger warning to visitors who navigate to a website that does not have the protection of an SSL/TLS certificate. With the release of Chrome 53 on Windows, Google has changed the trust indications to introduce the circle-i. 
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HTTPoxy: Another Reason for HTTPS Everywhere

By Bruce Morton
July 26, 2016
Emerging vulnerabilities underscore the argument for creating a safer Internet for everyone including domain owners by using HTTPS Everywhere, as called for by Google in 2014. The HTTPoxy vulnerability sends us yet another signal to use HTTPS Everywhere, including internal sites.
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Certificate Transparency Deployment in 2017

By Bruce Morton
November 14, 2016
Google announced the requirement for Certificate Transparency for all new SSL/TLS certificates in October 2017. This requirement means that Chrome will no longer trust new SSL/TLS certificates that are not qualified for Certificate Transparency (CT). 
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Moving to 2048-bit Keys

By Bruce Morton
July 22, 2013
In the last few months, I have been reading blog posts (e.g., Google and Evernote) about certificate subscribers changing their keys from 1024-bit to 2048-bit RSA.
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