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    G2 awards Sectigo leader status in Certificate Lifecycle Management for fifth consecutive quarter

    A Press Release from Sectigo

    Press Release Jul 03, 2024

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., — July 04, 2024 — Sectigo®, the industry’s most innovative provider of comprehensive certificate lifecycle management (CLM), today announced that it has been recognized as a leader in the secure socket layer/transport layer security (SSL/TLS) certificates and certificate lifecycle management (CLM) software categories in the G2 Summer 2024 Grid report.

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    Chrome Update Will Block Entrust Certificates by November 2024

    A News Article from Sectigo

    News Article Jul 03, 2024

    Starting November 1, 2024, Chrome will distrust new TLS server authentication certificates from Entrust and AffirmTrust due to ongoing compliance failures. Website owners must switch to a new Certification Authority (CA) before this deadline to avoid disruptions. Chrome users visiting affected sites after this date will see security warnings. Tim Callan stressed the importance of maintaining high standards in cybersecurity.

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    Root Causes - A PKI & Security Podcast

    EPISODE 400

    Broadcast Date:
    July 2, 2024

    11 minutes

    Podcast Jul 02, 2024

    Root Causes 400: French Court Orders DNS Poisoning

    To combat piracy of sporting event transmissions, a French court has ordered major tech companies including Google and Cloudflare to poison DNS settings.

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    Sectigo delivers 23-24 WebTrust audit, confirms compliance with CA/Browser Forum baseline requirements

    A Press Release from Sectigo

    Press Release Jul 01, 2024

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., — July 1, 2024 — Sectigo®, the industry’s most innovative provider of comprehensive certificate lifecycle management (CLM), announced today that it has once again passed its annual WebTrust audit.

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    Google to distrust Entrust SSL/TLS certificates

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Post Jul 01, 2024

    In a significant move to enhance digital certificate security, Google Chrome has announced its decision to distrust all public SSL/TL certificates issued by Entrust, effective after October 31, 2024.

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    Chrome to Distrust Entrust Certificates by November 2024

    A News Article from Sectigo

    News Article Jul 01, 2024

    Starting November 2024, Google Chrome will distrust certificates issued by Entrust due to repeated compliance failures and unmet security commitments. Websites using Entrust certificates issued after November 1 will be marked as insecure in Chrome, displaying warnings like "Your connection is not private." Existing certificates issued before the cutoff will remain valid. Users should be cautious of security warnings and avoid entering sensitive information on flagged sites until they resolve their certificate issues.

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    What Is the CA/Browser Forum?

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Post Jul 01, 2024

    The CA/Browser Forum sets standards for digital certificates, enhancing security and reliability through collaboration among CAs, browsers, and tech firms.

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    Google cuts ties with Entrust in Chrome over trust issues

    A News Article from Sectigo

    News Article Jul 01, 2024

    Google has cut ties with Entrust over ongoing trust issues, following Mozilla's recent criticism. Starting November 1, Chrome 127 will no longer trust TLS certificates from Entrust or AffirmTrust roots. Google cited a pattern of compliance failures and concerning behaviors as reasons for this decision. Despite a grace period, website owners must switch to a new CA to avoid security warnings for visitors.

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    What it takes to be a reputable Certificate Authority

    A Blog Post from Sectigo

    Blog Post Jun 28, 2024

    Certificate Authorities (CAs) are vital for digital security, providing SSL/TLS certificates that authenticate and secure online communications. They ensure data integrity and privacy, protecting against security threats. A reputable CA adheres to industry standards, undergoes rigorous audits, and complies with CA/Browser Forum regulations. Businesses must choose CAs based on reputation, validation levels, domain flexibility, lifecycle management, and customer support. Sectigo, a leading CA, offers robust security solutions and exceptional customer service, making it a top choice for securing websites, networks, and applications.

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    Google to block sites using Entrust certificates in bombshell move

    A News Article from Sectigo

    News Article Jun 28, 2024

    Google Chrome, the world's most widely used browser, will no longer trust certificates from Entrust in a bombshell move following years of frustration with the certificate authority. The Chrome team cited a lack of confidence in the "competence, reliability, and integrity" of Entrust, leading to this decision just days after Entrust apologized to the CA/Browser forum.

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    Authenticator for X, TikTok Exposes Personal User Info for 18 Months

    A News Article from Sectigo

    News Article Jun 28, 2024

    AU10TIX, an identity verification company, exposed personal data of users from apps like TikTok and LinkedIn for over 18 months due to leaked credentials. The data included names, birth dates, nationalities, and ID images, potentially accessible to cybercriminals. AU10TIX claimed the breach was addressed, yet exposed data remained online, highlighting the risks of current identity verification practices and prompting suggestions for safer methods like tokenization and zero-knowledge proofs.

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    Certificados TLS públicos de 90 días

    A News Article from Sectigo

    News Article Jun 28, 2024

    La decisión de Google de reducir la validez de los certificados TLS públicos a 90 días impactará significativamente en la ciberseguridad. Tim Callan, Chief Compliance Officer de Sectigo, destaca la necesidad de que las organizaciones automatizen la gestión de certificados para evitar interrupciones costosas. La reducción a 90 días disminuirá las oportunidades de explotación de certificados comprometidos y mejorará la seguridad del ecosistema digital. Sin embargo, el 47% de las empresas aún gestiona sus certificados manualmente, lo cual es insostenible con la nueva normativa. La automatización a través de plataformas CLM se vuelve esencial para mantener la seguridad y eficiencia operativa.