TLS 1.3 is here

Online communications have been secured by SSL and it’s successor TLS since the mid-1990s. Until now, though, every successive version has had to make compromises for backwards compatibility – and bad actors have been only too willing to exploit vulnerabilities this could allow. Our new » Continue Reading.

Browser security indicators

It’s what you see and don’t see SSL/TLS is most easily described as relating to “that little lock in your browser bar”. However, as we move into the 21st century, different browsers are choosing different methods to visualize trust and authentication. In our new article, » Continue Reading.

Private PKI or Public PKI?

From the vast network-of-networks that is the internet itself down to local corporate intranets, secure communications depend on having a properly-implemented public key infrastructure (PKI) to protect data in transit. However, not all PKIs are the same. A public PKI is built to face the » Continue Reading.

Avoiding SSL Errors

SSL/TLS does a great job of protecting data, authenticating connections and generally improving trust online. Like all systems, of course, things can go wrong with SSL, and in different ways. Avoiding SSL errors helps your visitors (and your admins) have a better experience with your » Continue Reading.

Standards, compliance and TLS

Last week’s overview explained why deprecating of older versions of TLS is a good move to strengthen secure data transfer in numerous applications. This week, we’re pleased to present a more in-depth look at how this is being mandated by some major standards organizations, such » Continue Reading.