10 Steps to Transfer a Website from HTTP to HTTPS

Installing an SSL/TLS certificate and securing a website is inevitable but not complicated. However, it is advisable to be cautious and to consider all the related aspects. Today´s article should help readers install the certificate without any complications. Step One – Assess Security Risks on your Website The first step is to explore all web… Read More »

The certificate detail in Chrome is back

The option to display the detail of the SSL/TLS certificate on a website had been incomprehensibly removed by Google Chrome. Version 60 will bring an improvement, but in order to view the details, the feature needs to be activated first in the hidden browser settings. The certificate detail has returned For the previous version of… Read More »

Microsoft is encouraging the change to TLS 1.2

The Microsoft Corporation wants to force their customers – particularly their corporate customers – to switch to the newest version of the protocol TLS. The manufacturer will even upgrade the older Windows server 2008 to supporting the protocol TLS 1.2. by the end of this summer. Reason for this is the inevitable improvement of the… Read More »

How to encrypt Messenger conversations

The security level of online conversations has been increased once again – with a new feature for the world’s most popular communicator, the Facebook Messenger App. Now, all users can send secret messages and in this article we will show you how to use them. The messages are encrypted between the recipients and a deadline… Read More »

Why do you need an SSL certificate?

Whether you are an individual or a company, you should approach online security in the same way that you would approach physical security for your home or business. Not only does it make you feel safer but it also protects the people who visit your home, place of business, or website. It is important to… Read More »

The OpenSSL CVE-2015-1793 bug – what you need to know

You must have noticed the discovery of another serious vulnerability of the OpenSSL encryption library. It was repaired immediately and today’s article will inform you about the issue, tell you if this vulnerability concerns your server and if you need to correct it. Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL Appear Regularly The discovery of any OpenSSL encryption library… Read More »

How to Achieve A+ Results in SSLlabs Test

Today’s Instructions are meant for anyone who manages their own server and wants to have the best possible SSL/TLS settings on their server. The instructions will help you no matter if you pay attention to maximal security or if you are simply competitive and want the best results possible. The SSLlabs test is a recognized… Read More »

Logjam: How to Solve a Newly Discovered Vulnerability

From the discovery and description of Heartbleed vulnerability, more and more concepts of attacks on SSL/TLS protocol and related cryptography have been appearing regularly. This article focuses on the latest described vulnerability Logjam, which is related to weak keys in Diffie-Hellman key-exchange (further just DHE and DH). The Diffie-Hellman Key-Exchange Protocol The DH protocol is… Read More »

Ready Issuance – End of Repeated Verification

You must have experienced this before: you buy several certificates a year for your company and every time you do, you get a phone call from an authority verifying you again and again. A certificate authority really does need to verify repeatedly and despite being able to use information from the past, the final verification… Read More »