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Installing an SSL Certificate on Plesk 10 Servers

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A step-by-step guide on how to install an SSL certificate on Plesk 10 servers

While an SSL certificate has been a suggested part of any website’s cyber security implementation for years, in 2017 the browser community is working to mandate it. No, Google isn’t putting a gun to anyone’s head and forcing them to migrate to HTTPS, but it is going to start penalizing your websites in ways that will make it hard to stay competitive.

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How to Keep Websites and Mobile Apps Protected and Trusted in 2017

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Predictions and tips for protecting your websites and apps in the coming year

It’s 2017 – has been for a few weeks now – and the world of cyber security is as relevant as ever. Think about it, in the last year we’ve had a debate over master keys between the US government and Apple, allegations of Russian hacking during the US election and Yahoo hemorrhaging almost a billion usernames and passwords.

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SSL Encryption Guide on Intermediate SSL Certificates

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What is an intermediate SSL certificate and how does it fit into the certificate chain?

Typically, when you hear SSL described, the entire concept of certificate chaining is left out, or if it is covered it’s done in a very cursory fashion—no mention of intermediate SSL certificates. Rather, you hear that an SSL Certificate must be issued by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA), and that the aforementioned CA is trusted because its root is pre-loaded into the trust store of most browsers. And that when the browser sees an SSL Certificate has been issued by a trusted root that a secure connection is then established.

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Premium Tips to choose the right SSL from the best Certificate Authority

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A quick guide on the decisions that should guide your SSL buying process

It’s officially 2017 and that means that the browser community is now mandating that all websites have SSL.

That’s right, whereas having encryption was once a suggestion, now it’s a requirement. Any website that doesn’t have SSL installed and configured properly will be penalized in 2017. First with negative visual indicators and eventually with browser warnings.

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SSL Encryption – Self-Signed Versus Trusted CA Certificates

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Why you should always choose a trusted CA over self-signing your own SSL certificate

Let’s take a look at the reasons why you’re better off going with the Trusted Certificate Authority-issued SSL certificate over the one you signed yourself. We are going to study in-depth analysis of self signed certificate vs. trusted authority SSL certificate in this article.

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What is the Best Alternative of Namecheap & SSLs.com for Symantec SSL Certificates?

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The Norton Secured Site seal is no longer offered starting Oct. 16, 2023.

Look no further than RapidSSLOnline.com for all your Symantec SSL needs.

As of December 1, 2016 you can no longer purchase Symantec products through Namecheap or its SSL storefront, SSLs.com. The reason for this is simple: Namecheap has entered into an exclusive deal with the Certificate Authority, Comodo.

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How to Switch from SHA-1 Encryption Algorithm to SHA-256

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The deadline for migrating to SHA-2 is upon us, here’s how to do it.

With Google’s recent announcement that a deadline had been set for the final deprecation of SHA-1 support on its Chrome browser, any company or organization that hasn’t already migrated to SHA-2 is now scrambling to complete the process.

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OpenSSL: A History of Security Vulnerabilities in 2016

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A quick overview of the security vulnerabilities OpenSSL faced over the past year.

OpenSSL is a software library that contains an open-source implementation of the SSL and TLS protocols. It is written in the C programming language and allows servers and applications to implement basic cryptographic functions while also providing various utility functions.

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Google Takes Big Action – Punishes Spammers in Chrome

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The browser will warn its users about bad sites for 30 days

In many ways the web browser community has the ability to regulate the internet—to be the arbiters of good behavior. Think about it, the average internet user can’t access anything on the internet without using a browser – Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge – which means those browsers have the ability to shape the direction of the web.

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What You Should Know About SSL Encryption

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As the internet evolves, SSL is no longer just suggested—it’s required.

The internet is evolving, and as it continues to advance so too does the sophistication and prevalence of the hacking and cybercrime that has always been synonymous with it.

Fortunately, the browser community is pushing back—it’s pushing for a baseline level of security across the entire internet. That baseline level of security is SSL encryption.

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