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By Bruce Morton

July 09, 2015

OpenSSL has announced a high severity vulnerability, CVE-2015-1793 which will require an upgrade to some OpenSSL installations. The vulnerability was discovered by Google personnel Adam Langley and David Benjamin on June 24, 2015. Google has been working on an alternative to OpenSSL called BoringSSL.
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By Entrust Datacard

April 10, 2014

This Entrust blog focuses on the Heartbleed Bug,  a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library and how it can launch an attach from a client on a server or from a server to a client.   
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By Bruce Morton

September 14, 2010

So you’ve gone to the trouble of buying and installing an SSL certificate. How do know you installed it properly? Some would just test the site by trying it with their browser. The problem is that Internet Explorer and Firefox validate the certificate path differently. Firefox will install an intermediate certificate while IE doesn’t. IE validates the shortest path, while Firefox validates the full path. There are other desktop browsers such as Opera, Safari, and Chrome and then the mobile browsers. The best thing to do is to use an OpenSSL based tool to do your checking.
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By Entrust Datacard

April 14, 2014

With news of the Heartbleed bug, Entrust has been receiving questions as to how this impacts the certification authority (CA) service at Entrust. In summary, Entrust SSL customers do not need to be concerned about the management of their certificates or their certificate management accounts. The CA private keys are protected on a NIST FIPS 140-2 Level 3 hardware security module (HSM).
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