• Old browsers will stop working on some https sites (Hardening Webserver SSL/TLS Protocols and Cipher)

    Whenever you connect to an https (encrypted) site, your browser and the site agree on one of the many encryption protocols available between them. Some of these protocols are old, and are now considered less secure and hence vulnerable. The only reason they were kept around is because of compatibility with old browsers, since the […]

  • March, September 2018 deadline for some SSL/TLS certificates

    Whats the fuss about? Google accused Symantec Corporation of series of failure to properly validate certificates. Google accordingly proposed that they will effectively withdraw Chrome browsers trust in all certificates issued by Symantec. Any resolution? Digicert acquired Symantec and a compromise was reached by Google to accept the certificates till some time. Symantec certificates will […]

  • What’s HTTPS, letsencrypt.org and does my website need this?

    HTTPS? what does it mean? HTTPS means Hypertext transfer protocol over Transport Layer Security (TLS) is an encryption protocol that provides security over computer network. It’s used to ensure that the communications between your website and end users are encrypted. You might have noticed that bank sites you visit always have https in the start […]