Is SHA1 Considered Weak for SSL?

 

  This is a question we get frequently, so we thought we’d put together a page that explains why some testing sites are starting to flag SHA1 as “weak.” Various SSL Labs sites are available that will give you a rundown of what you’re doing right and what you could improve when you’re setting up TLS […]

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How to Choose the Right Cipher Suites in Schannel.dll

 

  Learn How to Use Only Certain Cryptographic Algorithms and Protocols in Schannel.dll Setting up your server correctly on Windows is important if you want to ensure you’re actually using the encryption algorithms to protect data that goes from the client (web browser) to the server and back again.

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DV, OV and EV Certificates

 

  Although all SSL certificates use similar methods to protect and validate your data, a useful way to categorize them is by validation method. Any certificate must be verified by the issuing Certificate Authority (or CA) to ensure that it is covering the correct, authorized site. This verification confirms at a minimum control of the domain. However, […]

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