The use of non-fully qualified domain name (FQDN) certificates is being deprecated by November 1, 2015. Existing certificates containing non-FQDN names will be revoked by all public CAs by October 1, 2016. Entrust provides a straightforward option that allows the continued use of non-registered names by deploying cost-effective Entrust Private SSL Certificates.
Managing the purchase, deployment, renewal and expiry of digital certificates for multiple Web servers, purposes and users — sometimes in many different locations — can be time-consuming and costly.
Entrust IdentityGuard Cloud Services SSL is a self-service application designed to streamline certificate management while providing secure certificates from a trusted brand in online security.
Entrust Certificate Services provide one of the industry’s most comprehensive offerings of digital certificates and related services, tools and solutions.
Whether it's a basic SSL certificate, more advanced EV multi-domain SSL certificates, or specialty certificates for secure email, code-signing or Adobe PDFs, Entrust offers a comprehensive portfolio of today's most-used digital certificates. And all are supported by Entrust's world-class service.
Upon issuance, all SSL digital certificates have a finite lifespan and are no longer recognized as valid upon expiration. Certificates may have varying periods of validity and are often set to expire anywhere between one and five years based on company policy and/or cost considerations. This guide — intended for IT and security professionals — outlines the key elements of a certificate lifecycle management process and how to provide adequate tools and training to implement this process.
A guide to understanding SSL certificates, how they operate and their application. By making use of an SSL certificate on your web server, you can securely collect sensitive information online, and increase business by giving your customers confidence that their transactions are safe.
Businesses face an increasingly complex set of threats to their Web applications—from malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs) to disgruntled employees and unintentional data leaks. Although there is no single security measure than can prevent all threats, there are some that provide broad-based mitigation to a number of threats. The use of SSL encryption and digital certificate-based authentication is one of them. Changes in the way we deliver services, the increasing use of mobile devices, and the adoption of cloud computing compounded by the ever-evolving means of stealing information and compromising services leave Web applications vulnerable to attack.
In this chapter, we turn our attention to the combined risk of losing data and losing customer trust.