public certificate authority vs. private certificate authority

Reduce the Risks of a Certificate Authority

Jake Ludin Security Threats

Reduce the Risks of a Certificate Authority

Recently, cybercriminals have begun targeting public Certificate Authorities (CA) to obtain legitimate certificates and then sell them on the black market. Because these are verified and signed certificates obtained by unjust means, it can be exceedingly difficult to identify them. …

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Public vs Private Certificate Authority

Patrick Grubbs Education

Public vs Private Certificate Authority

What’s a Certificate Authority (CA)? A certificate authority is an institution that distributes digital certificates. Certificate issuance is a critical part of securing interactions on the internet because certificates cryptographically tie an identity to a public key. Certificates are commonly …

This artilce discusses some of the common questions we receive about PKIs

Public Key Infrastructure: Explained

Jake Ludin Education

Public Key Infrastructure: Explained

The use of a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) by an organization demonstrates a dedication to the security of the network and the effectiveness of public key encryption and certificate-based networks. The purpose of a PKI is to manage the public …

Rogue Digital Certificates Cause A Major Security Scare For The King Of Search

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Rogue Digital Certificates Cause A Major Security Scare For The King Of Search

Earlier this month, hackers issued rogue certificates in India that could have been used to impersonate websites run by Google. This major security breach occurred at the National Informatics Centre (NIC), an Indian web services organization. These fake SSL certificates …