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Benefits of S/MIME Email Certificates

Email Privacy An S/MIME email certificate ensures that your emails are secure and private. It encrypts your messages and digitally signs them, so you can be sure that they can’t be accessed by anyone but the intended recipient. With an…

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What is an S/MIME certificate?

Asymmetric encryption 1. when you send an e-mail, it is encrypted with the recipient’s public key. 2. when the email arrives in the recipient’s inbox, it is decrypted with the private key. This two-key encryption means that the email cannot…

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Activation Certum Code Signing SimplySign

Instructions for activating a Certum Code Signing certificate in the cloud with SimplySign SimplySign is a cloud-based service to deploy the certificate in a virtual hardware security module (HSM) due to industry requirements for private key protection. The SimplySign desktop…

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Deprecation of 2 year SSL/TLS Certificates

Apple and Google have announced that from September 1, 2020 their browsers Safari and Chrome will trust SSL/TLS certificates with a maximum lifetime of 1 year (398 days) only. Therefor, from September 1, 2020, the Certificate Authorities are not able…

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Comodo CA is now Sectigo

Comodo CA, the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority, announced that the company is rebranding to Sectigo. The company unveiled its new name to limit market confusion and better represent the breadth and direction of its solutions, timed with the one-year…

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Deprecation of 3 year SSL Certificates

This article is outdated. Please click here to read the current version: Deprecation of 2 year SSL/TLS Certificates As of March 2, 2017, the CA/Browser Forum, which sets the general guidelines for issuing SSL Certificates, has decided to limit the…

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