• Keeping the Secrets of the Seven Kingdoms

    April 29, 2015

    The airing of the first episode of Game of Thrones season 5 was a big event for millions of people worldwide. Surprisingly the first four episodes were leaked to the torrent sites almost…

  • IoT vs. Traditional PKI Deployments

    April 28, 2015

    While there are already a number of early stage IoT deployments using standard PKI capabilities, as the number of devices continues to grow and become more varied, it's likely PKI as it stands today…

  • Identity Asset Management

    April 22, 2015

    Treat identities as assets, and build a management framework for them. Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions that enable external users to manage their own identities can help you improve…

  • Webinar Q&A: HSM Digital Signatures

    April 17, 2015

    Server-based solutions are gaining in popularity, in part because the signer doesn't need to carry around a token (the signing credential is stored on an HSM), and also because they can integrate with…

  • Microsoft announces updates to SHA-1 deprecation policy for Code Signing

    April 06, 2015

    Microsoft has recently announced two major updates regarding their SHA-1 deprecation policy for Code Signing Certificates. The first pertains to the re-issuance of an update for supporting SHA-2 Code…

  • WHD2015 SSL Session - Your questions answered

    April 02, 2015

    Paul van Brouwershaven, Technology Solutions Director at GlobalSign led an interactive session at WHD2015 around the current and upcoming changes in the SSL industry. Unfortunately we ran out of time…

  • WHD Report - Are hosting companies ready for the new SSL landscape?

    April 01, 2015

    Paul van Brouwershaven, Technology Solutions Director at GlobalSign led an interactive session at WHD2015 around the current and upcoming changes in the SSL industry, carrying out a live poll which…

  • Most Recent Data Leak Prompts Need for Email Security

    March 31, 2015

    Can you imagine doing business without email? The convenience and instant communication it offers have made it an essential component of everyday business and research shows over 100 billion business…

  • 4 Major Considerations for your PKI for IoT Deployment

    March 26, 2015

    In my last post, I suggested that PKI might be the answer to securing the Internet of Things (IoT) - it's an established standard and offers the authentication, encryption, and data integrity needed…

  • New Certificate Inventory Tool

    March 25, 2015

    I’m very excited to announce the latest addition to our suite of SSL tools – the Certificate Inventory Tool (CIT)! The CIT solves certificate management headaches by locating all SSL certificates on…

  • New Security Flaws found within OpenSSL

    March 19, 2015

    OpenSSL released updated versions of its software with patches to fix various vulnerabilities including one that could allow an attacker to perform a denial-of-service attack against a server running…

  • Globalsign re-accredited as NAESB CA

    March 19, 2015

    GlobalSign’s successful completion of the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Authorized Certification Authority accreditation audit.

  • WhiteHouse.gov Implements Always On SSL and You Should Follow Suit

    March 17, 2015

    Last week the White House’s web team announced that it was enabling HTTPS by default, also known as Always On SSL (AOSSL). The FTC did the same thing a week before that. AOSSL isn’t a new concept for…

  • Is your SSL Server Vulnerable to a Freak Attack?

    March 16, 2015

    FREAK is a new man-in-the-middle (MITM) vulnerability discovered by a group of cryptographers at INRIA, Microsoft Research and IMDEA. FREAK stands for “Factoring RSA-EXPORT Keys.” The vulnerability…

  • SSL Certificate Validity to be limited to 39 months

    March 12, 2015

    As stated by the CA/B Forum, no later than 1 April 2015, certificates must be limited to a maximum validity of 39 months.