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Nick France ‌

CTO of SSL at Sectigo

As CTO of SSL, Nick France is responsible for the technology and practices necessary to operate Sectigo’s global Certificate Authority (CA) and related services. Nick previously served for more than 15 years as Sectigo’s Technical Security Officer. He is based in Sectigo’s UK office.

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Nick France oversees the intricate technological infrastructure and methodologies essential for the seamless operation of Sectigo. With over 15 years of dedicated service as Sectigo's Technical Security Officer, Nick has gained expertise in navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity and digital certificate management. He brings a wealth of experience and a steadfast commitment to upholding the highest standards of security and performance in every facet of SSL operations.

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    Why is my SSL expiring every 3 months?

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Posts Jan 12, 2024

    Digital certificates, used with the protocol ‘TLS’ (Transport Layer Security, previously known as ‘SSL’ or Secure Socket Layers) establish secure connections between your web server and the browsers visitors use to view your site. They ensure the user’s browser regards your site as authentic and not as a cybersecurity threat.

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    TLS/SSL Handshake Errors & How to Fix Them

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Posts Nov 23, 2023

    Transport Layer Security (TLS), also called Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), is a security protocol that encrypts data exchanged between two points on the internet (e.g., a web server and a browser). It also authenticates a website's identity.

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    Cybersecurity Tips to Help CISOs Prepare for Holiday Time Off

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Posts Nov 22, 2023

    Organizations experience 30% more ransomware attacks during the holiday season, with a 70% average increase in attempted ransomware attacks in November and December compared with January and February. Many factors converge to make defending our infrastructures more challenging, such as increased online transactions and a shortage of IT resources as employees go on vacations.

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    SSL Deprecation: Understanding the Evolution of Security Protocols

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Posts Aug 31, 2023

    SSL protocol deprecation, the SSL 3.0 end-of-life date, vulnerabilities the TLS protocol fixed, and why the term SSL certificate is still used.

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    TLS Server Certificates: What They Are and How They Secure Web Transactions

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Posts Aug 29, 2023

    Read our guide on TLS server certificates to learn what they are, the different types, how they secure web transactions, and how to manage them.

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    What Is TLS and How Google Uses It

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Posts Aug 24, 2023

    Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a cryptographic protocol for securing online communications. Learn what it is, how it works, and how Google uses it.