Insights and Outlooks from the Digital Identity Market Leader

Jan 21, 2021 2:47:14 PM
Internet of things (IoT) and industrial control system (ICS) devices are especially vulnerable to cyber-attacks due to weak security controls and vulnerabilities in the manufacturing supply chain. For example, automotive electroni [...]
Jan 7, 2021 9:56:31 AM
The SSL/TLS protocol is about security and authentication. It allows for the encryption of data communications over open networks, safeguarding against tampering and interception by malicious actors. In addition, the use of SSL ce [...]
Jan 5, 2021 3:14:28 PM
For IT and security teams, compliance ranks at the top of the priority list. If you’re responsible for handling key and certificate management in your organization, you know this all too well.  PCI DSS is one of the most common an [...]
Dec 18, 2020 1:23:22 PM
For a moment, we were ready to put 2020 behind us, until this week. It started with reported theft of FireEye’s Red Team tools, and then came the bigger news. FireEye and the U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments had been infiltr [...]
Dec 10, 2020 9:18:07 PM
When we discuss digital certificates, most people think about SSL/TLS certificates. While these are the most “popular,” they are not the only ones. There are actually two more types of certificates: code-signing and user/client ce [...]
Nov 27, 2020 2:33:31 PM
Certificate revocation is an important, and often overlooked, function of certificate lifecycle management. In this blog, we'll explore key functions of certificate revocation, including certificate revocation lists (CRLs), Online [...]
Nov 24, 2020 9:00:00 AM
The security of virtually every internet connection depends on SSL/TLS encryption. What determines the level of protection for these connections is the choice of a cipher suite. So, what is a cipher suite?
Nov 12, 2020 10:21:45 PM
Keeping up with a secure, scalable, and well-run public key infrastructure (PKI) is no easy task. That’s why many enterprises are starting to rethink their legacy PKI and switch to an enterprise PKI as-a-Service.
Nov 6, 2020 1:54:46 PM
Over the past few months, our team has been working on something, both prudent and special, that we are excited to officially share with the world – The DIVERSE Commitment at Keyfactor. Diversity and inclusion is something Keyfact [...]
Nov 5, 2020 6:20:00 PM
Before diving into the many benefits and uses of SSL Certificates, it may help understand the underpinning technology. This article provides a brief history lesson on how Secure Socket Layer (SSL) has evolved into Transport Layer [...]