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10 Results for 'HTTPS'
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By Stephen Demone

October 18, 2016

The concept of HTTPS and SSL/TLS certificates has gone mainstream, with thousands of times more SSL/TLS certificates on the Internet today than in 1996 leading to the development of new Free SSL companies that offer unpaid SSL/TLS certificates over the past two years. How will this change the Internet as we know it today? 
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By Bruce Morton

May 01, 2011

Throughout this blog I appear to use (or misuse) the terms SSL, TLS and HTTPS interchangeably. From time to time I catch myself and say, “Which one should I be using?” Frankly, my default is to use SSL. When I reference an article or site, I do tend to side with the term it prefers. So what’s the difference?
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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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By Diana Gruhn

May 22, 2018

These are the three things marketers need to know as Chrome 68 closes in.            
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By Diana Gruhn

February 27, 2018

The Point of No Return for HTTPS Arrives in the Google Chrome 68 Release Expected in July 2018.
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By Bruce Morton

September 08, 2015

In June 2015, the US chief information security officer (CIO) issued a memorandum to mandate HTTPS-only to secure Federal websites and web services. This policy is also known as Always-On SSL and HTTPS everywhere. The majority of Federal websites use HTTP; however the CIO states that HTTP is susceptible to interception, manipulation and impersonation. This vulnerability can be mitigated by implementing an HTTPS-only policy which must be implemented to all existing sites and services by December 31, 2016. 
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By Bruce Morton

March 13, 2015

With the news of Superfish, Komodia and PrivDog , there has been some interesting discussion on private trust and HTTPS proxies. Private Trust By private trust, I mean the use of private certification authorities (CAs). On the Internet, we use public trust CAs. These CAs are created in accordance with browser certificate policies, are highly secured and are audited on an annual basis to confirm they meet their compliance requirements. Private trust CAs have no security requirements to meet but their own. 
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By Bruce Morton

September 17, 2013

Every year we review some of the presentations at Black Hat and DEF CON that discuss SSL, TLS and HTTPS. Here is the list from 2013.
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By Diana Gruhn

March 05, 2019

Building an SSL/TLS certificate is as easy as one-two-three-four-five.
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By Bruce Morton

May 10, 2019

A lot has happened in the years since I wrote that blog post. The secure protocol called SSL has been deprecated, and everyone is now using TLS. But we all still say SSL. Let's discuss.
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