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April 9, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Securing the web once and for all: The Let’s Encrypt Project

Securing the web once and for all: The Let’s Encrypt Project

In case you’ve been in a cave, you may not have noticed Web security is a mess. Gmail had fits this weekend with sending mail because the mail server tasked with sending messages had an expired security certificate. Before that, … Continue reading

March 19, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on You need to apply the OpenSSL patches today, not tomorrow

You need to apply the OpenSSL patches today, not tomorrow

At first glance, you might not think that the latest set of OpenSSL security patches are that important. Sure, there’s a dozen of them and two are serious, but are they really that bad? Yes, actually they’re not just bad, … Continue reading

March 17, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on OpenDNS acquires BGPMon

OpenDNS acquires BGPMon

It seems a week doesn’t go by without some Internet-related security problem popping up. That’s why it’s a big deal that OpenDNS, a major Domain Name System (DNS) provider and Internet security company, is buying BGPMon. OpenDNS acquires BGPMon. More>