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Get Started Mar 11, 2015

Why SSL security matters

This video introduces SSL and describes SSL certificates and certificate authorities. It explains the concept capturing plain text traffic and SSL-encrypted traffic to show how easily an attacker can grab data as ... Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate Dec 01, 2014

Are LibreSSL and BoringSSL safe OpenSSL alternatives?

Since the revelation of the Heartbleed flaw, OpenSSL security has been put into question. Expert Michael Cobb discusses whether LibreSSL and BoringSSL could serve as OpenSSL alternatives. Continue Reading


By Brandan Blevins Oct 17, 2014

POODLE SSL vulnerability, other bugs patched by OpenSSL

The OpenSSL Project has issued a patched version of its open-source encryption software that mitigates the recently announced POODLE SSL vulnerability. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Mar 17, 2015

Microsoft warns of fake SSL certificate for Windows Live

Microsoft has warned that a fake security certificate has been issued for the Windows Live domain that could be abused by attackers Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Feb 24, 2015

PrivDog SSL compromise potentially worse than Superfish

Some versions of PrivDog software designed to block online ads compromise internet security in a similar way to Superfish Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate Jan 16, 2015

The POODLE vulnerability and its effect on SSL/TLS security

The POODLE vulnerability was patched in October, yet new vulnerabilities are causing concern. Expert Michael Cobb discusses how to maintain SSL/TLS security in the enterprise. Continue Reading


By Kevin Beaver Evaluate Mar 24, 2015

Three Windows Server SSL/TLS security flaws and how to fix them

Recent vulnerabilities in SSL and TLS, like Heartbleed and FREAK, have exposed flaws in Windows Server. Even patching may not be enough. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Manage Feb 06, 2015

SSL/TLS security: Addressing WinShock, the Schannel vulnerability

Schannel is the latest cryptographic library to encounter SSL/TLS security issues. Expert Michael Cobb discusses the WinShock vulnerability and how to mitigate enterprise risks. Continue Reading


Manage Jul 31, 2014

Despite OpenSSL security issues, industry needs open source SSL

SilverSky CTO Andrew Jaquith says despite the recent Heartbleed flaw, the industry will stick with OpenSSL over commercially licensed SSL products. Jaquith also opines on the aftermath of the Target breach. Continue Reading


By Brandan Blevins Oct 15, 2014

POODLE SSL vulnerability doesn't equal Heartbleed, but still bad

Google researchers have uncovered a new SSL 3.0 vulnerability dubbed POODLE that could allow attackers to compromise secure Web communications, though appears less serious than Heartbleed. Continue Reading