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ALSO CALLED: CA, Certificate Authority, Certificates, Certification Authorities
DEFINITION: (CA also stands for conditional access, a term used in DTV.)A certificate authority (CA) is an authority in a network that issues and manages security credentials and public keys for message encryption. As part of a public key infrastructure (PKI), a CA checks with a registration authority (RA) to verify information provided by the requestor of a digital certificate. If the RA verifies the requestor's  … 
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SearchSecurity.com University: Why SSL Certificate Security Matters
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this Security School lesson, you'll learn about specific methods used to exploit SSL and how to defend against them.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 24 Oct 2013

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SSL Certificate Management: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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EGUIDE: Errors are bound to occur when SSL certificate management is handled manually. Learn how to avoid these common mistakes by reading this expert e-guide by penetration tester at First Base Technologies, Rob Shapland.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

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Securely Implement and Configure SSL to Ward Off SSL Vulnerabilities
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EGUIDE: Expert Nick Lewis, CISSP, information security architect as Saint Louis University, covers in this e-guide how to implement and configure SSL's to ward off vulnerabilities within your organization.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

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Managing SSL Certificates with Ease
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WHITE PAPER: Learn some of the most common pitfalls associated with SSL certificate management and how SSL certificate management tools can help keep information confidential and secure.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

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Tackling SSL Vulnerabilities for Secure Online Transactions
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EGUIDE: As internet commerce continues to grow in leaps and bounds, so too does the type and sophistication of cyber-attacks. This expert E-Guide takes a detailed look at recent security breaches and examines the steps that businesses must take to protect themselves and their customers.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

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The hidden costs of self-signed SSL certificates
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the true TCO for self-signed SSL certificate, including a side-by-side comparison of a self-signed architecture verses working with a third party SSL vendor.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

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Underexposed risks of public Wi-Fi hotspots
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series assess the hidden security risks of public Wi-Fi  hotspots.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

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Your Guide for Migrating from 1024-bit to Stronger SSL Certificate Key Lengths
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WHITE PAPER: As a proactive measure, the NIST has recommended that organizations eliminate 1024-bit RSA certificates in favor of stronger keys. Learn about the upcoming change in key lengths and find tips for managing your transition to using stronger certificates.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

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SSL Certificate Management: Avoiding Common Mistakes
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the most common mistakes in implementing and managing SSL certificates, and how to avoid them.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

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Website Security Threat Report, Part Two
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WHITE PAPER: This website security threat report focuses on the threats that impact your website and online business. Access this resource to understand the threat landscape and understand how you can protect your company and your infrastructure.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

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Explaining How Trusted SSL Certificates and Forged SSL Certificates Work
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EGUIDE: Web security relies on valid, trusted SSL certificates. Michael Cobb, founder and managing director of Cobweb Applications Ltd., explains in this expert e-guide how forged SSL certificates undermine the security model. Once trust is lost, business is lost. Read this e-guide to discover why maintaining this trust is important.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

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Improving Enterprise Email Security: Systems and Tips
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide details systems that can help improve your email security and tips on how to keep it secure.
Posted: 04 Oct 2013 | Published: 04 Oct 2013

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Introduction to Web Analytics for E-Commerce: How to Track Activity to Optimize Your Website
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the basics of web analytics and why they're important, what metrics you should track, and how you can use this information to optimize your site and encourage customers to visit often and buy more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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Why Switch to Thawte?
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WHITE PAPER: This brief resource provides three key reasons why you should switch to a leading online security provider trusted by millions around the world.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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Securing Your Private Keys as Best Practice for Code Signing Certificates
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WHITE PAPER: This paper describes recent security breaches and why they may have happened. It discusses best practices, especially for the Windows platform, which can help to safeguard the private keys associated with code signing certificates.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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Thawte in Education
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a number of trends accelerating the urgency of deploying SSL across distributed campuses and how this approach can ensure safety and security in higher educational networks.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

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High Performance, High Capacity 2048/4096-bit SSL Offload
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WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains the need for secure socket layer (SSL) offloading in order to reduce added pressure on central processing units (CPUs) from 4096-bit keys.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

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Explaining How Trusted SSL Certificates and Forged SSL Certificates Work
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EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchSecurity.com takes an in-depth look at what Certificate Authorities and digital certificates do for secure web browsing and explores what trusted SSL certificates and forged SSL certificates mean to your business.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

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SSL Certificate Management: Avoiding Common Mistakes
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EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com explores the common mistakes inherent to SSL certificate management and provides advice on how to avoid them. View now to learn more!
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

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Digital Certificates and the Apache Web Server
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WHITE PAPER: This guide offers support on how to test, purchase, install, and use digital certificates for SSL connections on your Apache web server. View now to learn more.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 07 May 2013

Thawte Inc.

SSL Certificate Management: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explores the most common SSL certificate management mistakes that can set the stage for a Web application exploit, and offers key advice for avoiding these errors – read on to learn more now.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

Thawte Inc.

SSL Certificate Management: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
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EGUIDE: Explore the common challenges associated with manual SSL certificate management and uncover how you can avoid these costly mistakes.
Posted: 04 Feb 2013 | Published: 04 Feb 2013

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Podcast: Why SSL Security Matters
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PODCAST: Download this podcast for an overview of Secure Sockets Layer, why you should use it, and what you need to do to defend yourself against common SSL attacks.
Posted: 04 Feb 2013 | Premiered: Feb 4, 2013

Thawte Inc.

How SSL and TLS Secure Network Transactions
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchEnterpriseWAN.com aims to provide introductory knowledge of the ins and outs of SSL VPN and TLS and how they protect network transactions. View now to learn more!
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

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Securely Implement and Configure SSL to Ward Off SSL Vulnerabilities
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the dangerous vulnerabilities that can arise from insecure Secure Socket Layer (SSL) usage, and details essential tips and strategies for properly implementing and configuring SSL in order to ensure Web security.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 19 Dec 2012

GeoTrust, Inc.
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CERTIFICATE AUTHORITIES DEFINITION (continued): … (CA also stands for conditional access, a term used in DTV.)A certificate authority (CA) is an authority in a network that issues and manages security credentials and public keys for message encryption. As part of a public key infrastructure (PKI), a CA checks with a registration authority (RA) to verify information provided by the requestor of a digital certificate. If the RA verifies the requestor's information, the CA can then issue a certificate.Depending on the public key infrastructure implementation, the certificate includes the owner's public key, the expiration date of the certificate, the owner's name, and other information about the public key owner.
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