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Comodo CA moving forward as Sectigo

Comodo CA is the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority, having issued over 100 million SSL Certificates and working with over 700,000 businesses globally. Acquired by Francisco Partners, a leading global private equity firm which primarily invests in technology companies, Comodo CA is now rebranding as Sectigo. Existing Comodo SSL Certificates will not be affected by the change. Comodo.com and affiliated…

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Elon Musk’s transport tunnel The Loop opening December 10

Entrepreneur Elon Musk’s test tunnel for his underground, high-speed train project The Loop will officially open in Los Angeles on December 10. Musk publicly announced the opening date on Twitter, which he is extremely active on. Opens Dec 10 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 22, 2018 The business magnate also conceptualized the idea for The Boring Company, the SpaceX subsidiary business…

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The GDPR and SSL

The SSL Certificate industry has recently been shaken up by the EU’s newest data privacy laws, the GDPR.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the biggest change to data privacy in two decades, with big implications for the SSL Certificate industry.  The GDPR was approved by the EU Parliament on April 14th 2016 but did not commence enforcement until May 25th 2018.  …

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Australia’s New Digital Council

The newly formed Australian Digital Council held its inaugural meeting in Sydney last month to discuss key data and digital priorities. The purpose of the Council is to collaborate cross-jurisdictionally on all matters related to data and digital transformation to deliver efficient government services and smart policies, with an overall aim to provide “a more seamless experience for people and businesses in…

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Safe by Default – Google’s new web security policy

The ‘Secure’ icon on HTTPS web pages has been removed by Google with the padlock soon to follow.  Additionally, all HTTP pages will be marked as “not secure”, as Google aims to create a web that is safe by default.  Previously, Chrome displayed a padlock and “Secure” in green letters for HTTPS secured sites, as HTTP was still widely implemented in the past.  This is…

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Cybercrime set to be world’s biggest illegal market by 2021 

According to a report by respected global information security firm Herjavec Group, cybercriminals will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021.  Cybercrime poses a great and real threat to the global order, financially and technologically. U.S. Army General Keith B. Alexander, in a speech on cybersecurity and cybercrime, said that cybercrime constitutes “the greatest transfer of wealth in history.”   A study conducted by nonprofit institution…

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How To Use Issuance Insurance – Reissue An SSL Certificate

Issuance Insurance is the ability to reissue your certificate an unlimited amount of times, completely free of charge. Your SSL Certificate will be reissued with any existing validity that is remaining. Although Issuance Insurance comes free with most of the certificates at Trustico®, you need to ensure your product includes Issuance Insurance otherwise you will need purchase it during the…

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