Google announced its plans to punish Symantec by gradually distrusting its SSL certificates after the company was caught improperly issuing 30,000 Extended Validation (EV) certificates over the past few years.
The Extended Validation (EV) status of all certificates issued by Symantec-owned certificate authorities will no longer be recognized by the Chrome browser for at least a year until
In an effort to expand its certificate authority capabilities and build the “foundation of a more secure web,” Google has finally launched its root certificate authority.
In past few years, we have seen Google taking many steps to show its strong support for sites using HTTPS, like:
Giving more preference to HTTPS websites in its search rankings than others.
Warning users that all HTTP
Do you own a custom domain or a blog under the wordpress.com domain name?
If yes, then there is good news for you.
WordPress is bringing free HTTPS to every blog and website that belongs to them in an effort to make the Web more secure.
WordPress – free, open source and the most popular a content management system (CMS) system on the Web – is being used by over a quarter of all websites across
Let’s Encrypt has achieved another big milestone by issuing 1 million free Transport Layer Security (TLS) SSL Certificates to webmasters who wish to secure the communications between their users and domains.
Let’s Encrypt – operated by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) – is an absolutely free, and open source certificate authority recognized by all major browsers, including
Another Big Milestone – Let’s Encrypt is now offering Free HTTPS certificates to everyone.
Let’s Encrypt has opened to the public, allowing anyone to obtain Free SSL/TLS (Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security) certificates for their web servers and to set up HTTPS websites in a few simple steps (mentioned below).
Let’s Encrypt – an initiative run by the Internet Security Research