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  • Certificate Authorities Form Group to Educate on SSL Best Practices

    Responding to the increasing number of threats aimed at certificate authorities and the ecosystem of trusted online transactions they represent, seven certificate authorities have come together to form an advocacy group to advance security standards and promote best practices.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud15 Feb. 13 17:45
  • One year after DigiNotar breach, Fox-IT details extent of compromise

    The 2011 security breach at Dutch certificate authority (CA) DigiNotar resulted in an extensive compromise and was facilitated in part by shortcomings in the company's network segmentation and firewall configuration, according to Fox-IT, the security company contracted by the Dutch government to investigate the incident.

    Written by Lucian Constantin31 Oct. 12 22:07
  • Top security incidents of 2011

    Although vendor-written, this contributed piece does not advocate a position that is particular to the author's employer and has been edited and approved by Network World editors.

    Written by Marsh Ray, senior software development engineer at PhoneFactor22 Dec. 11 07:25
  • GlobalSign plans to reopen Tuesday despite web server hack

    GlobalSign expects to bring its certificate-issuing systems back online on Monday, and resume business Tuesday, it said over the weekend. The U.S. certificate authority (CA) stopped issuing new SSL certificates last Tuesday in order to audit its security, after being named as a target by the hacker who claimed to have attacked Dutch CA DigiNotar.

    Written by John Ribeiro12 Sept. 11 17:38