Invitation to WorldHostingDays (WHD.global 2015)

The IT industry is a fast moving sector with new innovations being developed on a regular basis.

This is why more than 6000 visitors and more than 160 international exhibitors will come together at the WorldHostingDays 2015, from March 24th to March 26th, at the Europa-Park in Rust, Germany.

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Certificate Transparency (CT) – Everything You Need to Know

The next change for SSL Certificates

Certificate Transparency (CT) is a Google initiative to log, audit, and monitor certificates that Certificate Authorities (CAs) have issued. A CT’s intent is to prevent CAs from issuing public key certificates for a domain without the domain owner’s knowledge.

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Google Plans to Deprecate SHA-1 Certificates

Google recently announced that certain SSL Certificates with a lifecycle beyond the 1st of January 2016 are going to be treated as progressively less trustworthy by future versions of Chrome. The SSL Certificates in question are those signed using the slightly dated SHA-1 hashing algorithm. The same is going to apply to SSL Certificates which have been signed using SHA-256, but contain SHA-1 Intermediates within their chain of certificates (Chromium Blog Post, 5th of September 2014).

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Onwards from November 2014, You May Experience Difficulties When Trying to Connect to Your MS Exchange Server

Many businesses rely on the Microsoft Exchange Server for their internal and external messaging. The Exchange Server is usually designated as “server“ or ”server.local“ within the internal network.

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Two-factor Authentication Offers Additional Security Measures when Logging on to CertCenter, Completely Free of Charge

Two-factor authentication has finally arrived, and we are now able to offer to our clients – by means of Symantec Validation and the ID Protection Service – a higher level of security when logging on to our Extranet.

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