Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS), its successor, are cryptographic protocols which provide secure communications on the Internet for such things as e-mail, Internet faxing, and other data transfers. There are slight differences between SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0, but the protocol remains substantially the same.
The need for authentication and assurance is great and options are few; therefore, we have come to rely on encrypted SSL/TLS certificates for almost every new application, appliance, device and cloud service.
Federal: This white paper reviews requirements from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) about Mobile Device security for usage in Federal affairs.
"SSL certificates have moved beyond the ‘Buy’ page. They are embedded in your business. In fact, SSL Certificates are a business-critical part of your IT infrastructure. However, managing individual certificates in a large organization is complicated by multiple locations, many servers, different business units, and rapidly growing Web-based services.
The risks of hiccups and problems increases with the number of certificates, including lost sales when customers see security warnings about expired certificates on your site, damage to your brand and consumer trust because of problems with certificates and more.
With these risks in mind, this guide provides five simple steps for IT professionals to take control of SSL certificates across the enterprise, and recommendations centralizing certificate management throughout their lifecycle."
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.
In this fraud alert paper, we’ll highlight the current trends in today’s phishing schemes, with a particular focus on the latest threats emerging from China. Then we’ll offer some ideas and best practices for applying technology to protect both yourself and your customers.
Learn how you can build customer confidence around Internet security. This guide will explain the various ways in which your business can benefit if you secure your MSIIS server with a Thawte digital certificate.
Learn about how digital certificates with SGC technology are able to step-up encryption levels for certain browsers to 128-bits. A discussion of the business benefits of deploying SGC certificates is also included.
Cloud computing is rapidly transforming the IT landscape and the conversation around adopting cloud technology has progressed from “if” to “when”. Although cloud services offer enormous economic benefits, they also pose significant potential risks for enterprises that must safeguard corporate information assets while also complying with industry and government regulations. Download this paper to better understand where and when to use cloud solutions and the ways in which SSL can help you conduct business in the cloud with confidence.
"The business and security benefits of GeoTrust Enterprise Security Center
IT departments face a range of issues—some obvious, some more subtle—when dealing with SSL certificates. These issues can have serious business and security consequences. GeoTrust Enterprise Security Center was designed with customer input to address these problems."
For many business owners, launching an online shopping site makes perfect sense. However, there are some important things you should know before diving into the e-commerce marketplace. The online economy is ripe with opportunity, but it's also rife with pitfalls that can trip up even the savviest business person. This guide reviews the basics of setting up, securing, and promoting your e-commerce site. With a little knowledge, you'll be well on your way to success in the online economy.