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.
Recent Posts from Nick France
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.
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.
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.
Blog Posts Aug 21, 2023
What are the differences between a TLS 1.2 & TLS 1.3 handshake? Sectigo explores the vulnerabilities found in 1.2, security enhancements in 1.3, and more.
Blog Posts Aug 15, 2023
Android recently issued a list of root certificates that it has added to Android 14.
Blog Posts Aug 11, 2023
Certificates are digitally signed documents that enable secure digital communication and authentication. Explore public vs. private certificate roles.
Blog Posts Aug 09, 2023
Certificate Authorities (CAs) are trusted entities that issue SSL/TLS certificates for secure communication. Explore their role in securing online data.
Blog Posts Aug 07, 2023
Digital certificates ensure secure, encrypted connections between devices, websites and applications. Learn the certificate lifecycle and how to manage it.