Google will boost your site’s ranking if you use https: you need an SSL certificate!

Have you heard about the recent announcement of Google concerning SEO, and wish to benefit from this news by adopting the https, but are unsure of how to do it? This article is for you!

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Microsoft to remove at any time soon all 1024-bit rsa roots from their trusted list

By now you will probably be aware of the transition from the standard 1024-bit to 2048-bit for RSA-based SSL certificates. This isn’t recent news, but we thought a reminder could be useful if you are unsure about the validity of your own certificates.

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Introducing our new logo!

We're delighted to unveil our brand new logo, which has been designed to cement our transition from SSL providers to Web Security Consultants and Online Business Continuity Experts.

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SSL247® at the InfoSecurity Europe 2014 Exhibition!

For the fourth year running, SSL247® attended InfoSecurity Europe 2014, Europe's number one information security event. The event proved to be a great success - Through face-to-face interactions with existing clients and new companies, we had the opportunity to demonstrate our expertise in Online Business Continuity and bring solutions to the web security issues of the visitors.

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What are GOZeus/Cryptolocker and what can you do to protect yourself and your clients?

You must have heard about it in the news: the CIA and the British National Crime Agency have successfully disrupted the functioning of two dangerous forms of malware which have been working in tandem for the past few months (even longer for the early versions). They are called Game Over Zeus and Cryptolocker.

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The .UK domain extension is launched today. Register now!

From today (10th of June), the .UK extension is available. This new, shorter extension will coexist with,, and other extensions from the UK Domain Family.

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Symantec is updating the Norton™ Secured Seal

Our Platinum partner Symantec is making a slight change to the Norton™ Secured Seal, from 'powered by VeriSign' to 'powered by Symantec', effective immediately. Symantec are rolling out this new version of the Norton™ Secured Seal trust mark globally.

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Join SSL247 at InfoSecurity Europe 2014

We're delighted to announce we'll be attending InfoSecurity Europe 2014 the fourth year running, at the end of April. You can find us at Stand C80 - register now for free attendance!

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Heartbleed - 7 days on

One week after the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, we discuss it's impact on Certification Authorities, the SSL industry and the growing lack of trust online.

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Heartbleed bug on OpenSSL: who is at risk?

Heartbleed is a bug that was discovered on April 7th, 2014 in OpenSSL versions 1.0. 1 to 1.0. 1f. Read on to find out if your server is at risk, and how to protect it.

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SHA-2: Your Questions Answered

All your questions about the move from SHA-1 to SHA-2 answered, including information about browser compitability issues and advice on what to do next.

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We're now offering a FREE no-obligation SSL Audit

Our obligation-free SSL Audit has been designed to enable you to consolidate your SSL certificates, simplify management of your portfolio and reduce costs. Contact us today to request yours!

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We're exhibiting at InfoSecurity Europe 2014!

We're delighted to announce we'll be attending InfoSecurity Europe 2014 the fourth year running, at the end of April. Pop by and visit us at stand C80.

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Discover SSL247's partnership with Symantec.

Watch SSL247® founders and directors Oliver Wilkinson and Benjamin Tack outline the company's strong platinum partnership with Symantec, and the benefits of this relationship.

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2014 Web Security Resolutions

With incidents of hacking on the rise, and over 27,000,000 new viruses being created every year, ensuring the protection of your business on the web is an absolute must. Here are some great New Year's resolutions that are easy to implement and will substantially increase the security of your website in 2014.
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Code Signing: Why Bother?

Unsigned code is dangerous – it can easily be modified to include advertising, track information or steal data.

Other malicious additions to unsigned code can include malware, spyware and viruses.

Read on to find out how to instil trust in your code, and why code-signing is set to become more widespread.

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10 Things to Consider if you Don't Protect your Brand: Part 2 (6-10)

Here's your second instalment of "10 Things to Consider if you Don't Protect your Brand".

Remember, the threats are numerous, but the solution is simple.

Read on to discover what else you should be thinking about as a brand owner. And remember to let us know what you think.

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SSL247® Case study: Liberty Games

Liberty Games is the largest amusement supplier to the home market in the UK.

To get to the pinnacle of their industry they needed a web security solution that matched their positioning.

That’s where we stepped in.

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10 Things to Consider if you Don't Protect your Brand: Part 1(1-5)

The issues that could arise following ICANN’s decision to release thousands of new domain name extensions (gTLDs) from late 2013 onwards are unprecedented.

The scale of the situation has never been seen before, so we’ve outlined ten major points you should be aware of when considering the future of your brand online.

For your first instalment, here’s five things you might face with an unprotected brand.

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ECC: What we can learn from Red Bull Racing

Here's how Red Bull Racing's dominance of Formula One could help explain what's so great about Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC).

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