Tag: ssl

  • What You Need to Know About the State of the Web

    What You Need to Know About the State of the Web

    WordPress dominates, even for businesses. Facebook and Twitter linking is prevalent. Those are some of the findings in a "State of the Web" report released today by CodeGuard, an Atlanta-based website cloud backup provider Nothing earth-shattering, we know. Any surprises? "We were surprised by just how dominantAngular is," said

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  • Website Certificate Authorities Set Up Security Council for Advocacy, Research

    Web users commonly encounter security certificates only when they get a notice that a website they intend to visit has an expired certificate. Behind the scenes, dozen of Certificate Authorities (CA) are trusted sources that issue such certificates and help maintain this system.

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  • Facebook: How to Enable SSL for Your Account

    Cool news: Facebook finally rolled out a secured browsing option (https). Typical news: Users have to manually activate it.  In spite of a virtual ton of criticism and the usual bad press surrounding Facebook's security/privacy choices, the company's official announcement of the new option remained cool:  If you’ve ever done your shopping or banking online, you may have noticed a small “lock” icon appear in your address bar, or that the address bar has turned green. This indicates that your browser is using a secure connection (”HTTPS”) to communicate with the website and ensure that the information you send remains private. Facebook currently uses HTTPS whenever your password is sent to us, but today we’re expanding its usage in order to help keep your data even more secure. Starting today we’ll provide you with the ability to experience Facebook entirely over HTTPS. You should consider enabling this option if you frequently use Facebook from public Internet access points found at coffee shops, airports, libraries or schools.  Activate It! To manually

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