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SSL Best Practices – Deploy SSL with Confidence

By Bruce Morton
April 22, 2015
There are many risks with the implementation of security using SSL. This blog outlines SSL best practices to consider. Entrust Datacard can provide guidance and solutions to use SSL best practices and deploy SSL with confidence.
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Updated SSL/TLS Deployment Best Practices

By Bruce Morton
September 23, 2013
First, I would like to than Ivan Ristic for his development of the SSL/TLS deployment Best Practices document. This is a simple overview of what a Web server administrator should consider in an SSL deployment. I am also looking forward to Ristic’s book, “Bulletproof SSL/TLS and PKI,” which hopefully will be released sometime soon.
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Best practices for preventing bank breaches

By Entrust Datacard
November 09, 2015
It's no surprise that banks are a highly lucrative target for cybercriminals. After all, if you're a hacker scoping out your next victim, wouldn't you want to choose something that gives you the most direct access to money? As of November 3, there have been more than five million records breached so far this year within banking/credit/financial organizations, according to data compiled by the Identity Theft Resource Center. While one might think that only big banks are the targets, this is hardly the case. Sure, hacks like the JP Morgan incident — which led to U.S. authorities getting involved and arresting five suspects — are bound to get the most traction in the news. But in fact, hackers are looking to attack banks and credit unions operating at any scale. Here are just a few of the banking-based breach episodes that have already occurred in 2015:
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New EMV Instant Issuance White Paper Available

By Entrust Datacard
October 21, 2015
The EMV Migration Forum, an independent, cross-industry group, recently released a white paper titled “Implementing EMV in the US: Best Practices in Support of EMV Instant Issuance.” This white paper was created with numerous contributors from the payments and financial industries in order to share the best practices for EMV instant issuance.
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What Does Your CAA Say?

By Bruce Morton
January 07, 2019
Entrust Datacard has a Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) page to provide information on CAA, including a CAA Best Practices guide to support DNS administrators.
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Protect Your Private Keys: Three Easy Steps for Safe Code-Signing

By Bruce Morton
December 19, 2013
A recent article by the Microsoft malware protection center, “Be a real security pro - Keep your private keys private,” reminded me of some best practices.
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Best Practices for Certificate Life Cycle Management Can Now be Centralized to ServiceNow

By Tim Reidel
April 25, 2019
Centralizing certificate management to ServiceNow is one way you can streamline certificate life cycle management in a more complex encrypted world.
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SSL Certificate Status Checking

By Bruce Morton
March 12, 2013
As part of its effort to promote SSL certificate best practices, the CA Security Council (CASC) has offered a couple of blogs on the importance of revocation checking, categorized in Part 1 and Part 2.
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How is Your Browser Performing?

By Bruce Morton
October 11, 2013
We always discuss SSL deployment best practices. These are the actions the Web server administrator takes. These are important to discuss, because the actions on the few million Web servers will increase the functionality and security of the billions of browser users.
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