Google’s proposal on SSL certificates issued before June 1, 2016


Google submitted a proposal stating that in August 2017, Google’s Chrome browser (version 62) will gradually begin mistrusting SSL certificates issued before June 1, 2016 by Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL.

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Thank You for Visiting SSL247® at Infosecurity Europe 2017


SSL247® exhibited at Infosecurity Europe on June 6th – 8th 2017, where our Web Security Consultants met with partners and industry experts and were on hand to discuss your business needs and how our range of products and services ensure your online business continuity.

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Penetration Testing and WannaCry/WannaCrypt


As you probably already know, a new piece of ransomware had quite an impact this weekend and the damage it caused is still being dealt with. The name of this piece of malware is WannaCry or WannaCrypt and its purpose is to encrypt most of your assets’ data in order to get a ransom, in money.

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RAA ransomware discovered


Security researchers have discovered a new ransomware known as ‘RAA.’ RAA impersonates a regular email (.JS) file attachment and is made entirely from Javascript rather than an executable file – like ‘Ransom32’, making it more effective depending on the situation.
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eIDAS regulation - What should you expect ?


The new EU eIDAS regulation that oversees electronic identification and trusted services will be enforced from July 2016.

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The EU's GDPR: What you need to know


Policy makers in Brussels have recognised the 1995 ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) is no longer adequate considering the vast amounts of digital information being used worldwide. Despite having just gotten used to July’s revised ‘ePrivacy Directive’ (The cookie law), organisations or businesses that process data relevant to EU based individuals will soon be required to comply with an updated 1995 GDPR regulation – to be enforced from mid-2018.
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Google's Certificate Transparency Policy set to expand


Certificate Transparency (CT) was a standard introduced in November 2014 by Google.The main objective was to fix different structural flaws in the SSL certificate system which could facilitate a wide range of cyberattacks if left unchecked (e.g. spoofing, Man-In-The-Middle attacks).
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Using Trust To Boost Revenue: A Simple Guide


As mentioned in our 2015 Christmas blog, online consumption and spending have been growing consistently year-on-year. This trend is a massive opportunity for businesses – like yours – to enhance revenue but many continue to underestimate – or entirely overlook – the relationship between trust and revenue, limiting potential gains as a result.

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Watch how PenTesting keeps you ahead of malicious hackers


The video and the slides from our February 25th webinar on Penetration Testing are now available for your viewing pleasure.

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SSL247® joins the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA ranks


We are proud to announce that SSL247® has been ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2015 – a prestigious program that formally recognised SSL247® as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Webinar Encryption, the recording and slides are now online


At SSL247®, we recently hosted a Webinar on SSL encryption discussing how ECC encrypted certificates provided greater security, while consuming less bandwidth – ideal of mobile devices – and the new hybrid certificates that combine RSA root and ECC intermediates.

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Give Shoppers The Gift Of Online Security This Christmas


Last year online shoppers in the UK alone spent £21.6bn during the Christmas period, a solid +13% compared to 20131 and a further +12% rise is expected for 2015 – approximately £52.25bn annually.With Christmas just around the corner this is welcoming news; however recent high-profile hacks like Ashley Madison and TalkTalk have left online shoppers hesitant – 43% of shoppers are worried over online security and 80% of shoppers would cancel the entire transaction if a security warning appears.

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SHA-1 is no longer a theoretical threat


Security experts are strongly urging website owners to ensure their SSL certificates are using the SHA-2 algorithm, following the successful “Freestart Collision” on SHA-1 .

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SSL247® wins the prestigious “2015 EMEA Symantec Sales Growth Partner Award”


Once again this year, SSL247® has been awarded by Symantec: After being named "Europe Symantec Champion" in 2014, we are now recognized "2015 EMEA Sales Growth Partner".
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SHA-2 Webinar, the recording and slides are now online


Thanks to everyone who participated in our Webinar on September 29th. We hope you found the presentation informative. The video and the slides are now available if you want to review the webinar.
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Deprecation of ssl certificates securing internal domains: why, when and what to do


In 2012 the CA/ browser forum stated that no SSL certificate securing a local domain, IP address, or a server name should be issued with an expiry date later than 31st October 2015. With the date just around the corner, CAs (Certificate Authorities) could not have issued SSL certificates for internal needs since 31st October 2014, because SSL certificates have a minimum duration of 1 year.

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Ready Issuance Webinar: Optimise the management of your SSL certificates


The slides from our July 7th webinar on Ready Issuance are now available for your viewing pleasure.

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How to deal with obsolete cryptography


Google Chrome may issue an "obsolete cryptography" warning for some SSL certificates. Here's how to fix that issue.

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Our appearance at InfoSecurity 2015


Last week SSL247® attended the 20th anniversary of InfoSecurity Europe — and we're glad we made the trip.

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Catch us at this year's InfoSecurity Europe


For the fifth year running, we're exhibiting at InfoSecurity Europe. Find us at stand C210. Register now for free admission.

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