CAA records – what are they and why use them?

CAA records

Using CAA records will ensure your domain/s aren’t issued any SSL certificate/s you didn’t apply for — whether malicious or accidental. What is CAA? CA stands for Certification Authority — an entity that issues SSL Certificates. CAA stands for Certification Authority Authorization — a mechanism where you choose which Certificate Authorities can issue your domain […]

Why you should renew your SSL/TLS Certificate early

Recently, popular business and employment service LinkedIn allowed one of their SSL/TLS certificates to expire before renewing. This left users with a certificate error when navigating around LinkedIn posts. Causing much user confusion, it quickly became the object of Tweets and online articles. Though brief, the certificate downtime clearly caused negative publicity for LinkedIn, a […]

Auto-delete feature added to Google

Responding to community feedback, Google is giving its users a simpler way to control their privacy on its platforms — an auto-delete feature. Location history and web activity both help Google to provide the user with personalized ads and recommendations and to access their commonly visited sites more easily. But, increasingly, users are becoming skeptical […]

Understanding SAN certificates

A SAN certificate is an SSL/TLS certificate which hosts multiple domains and subdomains on the single certificate. It is often called a Multi Domain certificate. They are used for a number of reasons; from server limitations to sheer convenience. What is a SAN? To better understand what a SAN SSL/TLS certificate is, we will need […]