Online security becomes a greater concern every day with phishers, scammers, identity fraud, and hackers constantly attempting new schemes to cheat the public. Legitimate merchants are continually looking for ways to establish consumer confidence and stop this cyber-crime madness. Individuals and companies are seeking ways to reassure their online users that their website use the latest SSL technology.
SSL technology and the scale of cyber-crime has been growing rapidly. The major Certificate Authorities (CAs) have already gone a step further with their encryption technology migrating from SHA-1 to SHA-2 algorithms, which enables the toughest 256 bit hashing algorithms which stop Read more...
Another big move in the world of encryption or HTTPS to those not so techy! The US government has actually given a huge head nod for HTTPS and a secure connection.
We all know the tech world giants have already extended their support for the next generation of IT security, which is making virtually everything have an “HTTPS CONNECTION”. The global tech behemoth, Apple, Inc and now the US White House have broadcasted their new terms and policy for requiring an HTTPS CONNECTION .This will be a revolution in security and part of a worldwide vision to reduce the presence of insecure communication on the Internet.
Last Monday, Apple, launched the latest version of their mobile Read more...
Symantec™, the world’s largest Certificate Authority (CA), has mandated a price hike for all SSL certificates sold in Japan. This new pricing adjustment will be applied to all certificates sold to companies who are located in Japan, host their website or domain in Japan, or has a .JP extension. This hike in prices of Symantec™ products also includes GeoTrust™, Thawte™ and RapidSSL® branded SSL certificates, along with Code Signing Certificates sold in Japan.
To whom do these pricing changes affect?
Any partners who retain their SSL certificate business in Japan.
Any customer who wants to buy or renew an SSL certificate in Japan.
Any domain name or website hosted in Read more...
At initiate level you need Certificate Signing Request (CSR) before ordering an SSL certificate and its crucial part of SSL certificate issuance from Certificate Authority. Let’s take view on CSR generation process for Microsoft Exchange 2007.
Generating the Certificate Signing Request for Microsoft Exchange 2007
Using below step by step instruction can help you quickly to create Certificate Signing Request (CSR).
1. Click on the “START” option first then move with “All Programs” option, then click on subordinate option Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and then finally click on Exchange Management Shell
2. Run New-ExchangeCertificate command with appropriate Read more...
A Quick Guide for Installing an SSL Certificate on a Tomcat Web Server
For SSL Certificate installation on a Tomcat web server, first import the SSL certificate file into the Keystore and then configure the SSL Connector.
After getting the SSL certificate files from RapidSSLOnline.com, extract all files on your local drive or on your Tomcat server directory. Make sure the directory location is the same as the Keystore file you have generated during the CSR creation process.
1. Import the SSL certificate into Keystore
You will need to add the Keystore password each time you import the SSL certificate into the Keystore.
To import the Root certificate into the Keystore, Read more...