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DNS
DigiCert acquires DNS Made Easy and affiliated brands
Greg Clark comments, says, "This combination enhances the security of certificate validation and enables the automation of future validations."
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Cybersecurity
Digital trust vital in fight against against cybersecurity threats
“Identity, integrity and encryption are essential building blocks for organisations looking to instill confidence."
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Ransomware
Cybersecurity and automation: What will 2022 bring?
As we kick off 2022, we are in a prime position to reflect on the trials and tribulations that 2021 brought, recuperate, and reflect on key learnings and how they can shape a better year for all.
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Cybersecurity
DigiCert announces acquisition of IoT cybersecurity provider Mocana
"Together, our solutions uniquely solve the challenges of IoT security, from embedding security protections on-chip or at device manufacturing to on-device secure communications and firmware updates once in the field."
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from DigiCert on new research
This week we are speaking with DigiCert SVP of product Brian Trzupek, who discusses the latest research conducted by the company that explores PKI security solutions and reliance on manual process.
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Cybersecurity
What does the future of infosecurity entail?
2020 has presented the world with constant changes, curveballs and shifts in business strategy.  This has caused the infosecurity industry to implement real-world solutions which are likely to remain beyond the end of this global pandemic and into 2021.
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Remote Working
DigiCert revamps PKI management capabilities for remote work
The revamp provides new ways of delivering certificate automation that can authenticate employees and devices, and encrypt data over networks.
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Cybersecurity
DigiCert & ServiceNow team up to integrate certificate lifecycle management
DigiCert and ServiceNow are collaborating on a new way to bring certificate management within the ServiceNow platform.
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IT Automation
DigiCert receives top award from Frost & Sullivan thanks to agile approach
DigiCert has received the 2020 Global Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan, with specific focus on its global transport layer security (TLS) certificate market.
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Cloud platforms
DigiCert introduces TLS Certificate manager for partners
CertCentral Partner is a partner-specific upgrade of the previous software that provides extra functionality for resellers and MSPs.
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Partner Programme
DigiCert launches new offerings to help channel partners
DigitCert has launched new features and offerings for its channel partners, including DigiCert CertCentral Partner, an upgraded TLS certificate and business manager.
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Internet of Things
DigiCert releases two new tools to modernise PKI
DigiCert managers are built from the ground up to provide fast, flexible PKI deployment.
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DigiCert
Quantum computing will pose risks to enterprise encryption
“It is encouraging to see that so many companies understand the risk and challenges that quantum computing poses to enterprise encryption."
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Wireless
US students hack school WiFi network
Two high school students in the United States were arrested for allegedly hacking their school’s WiFi network to avoid taking a test, proving that education institutions still have work to do when it comes to securing their networks.
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Microsoft
Microsoft, DigiCert, Utimaco tackle quantum computing threats
The algorithm could bring the world one step closer to a secure internet of things.
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Certification
DigiCert Labs to research postquantum cryptography & ML
The new research lab will collaborate with university researchers and industry leaders on ways to develop innovative approaches to security challenges.
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Certification
DigiCert's QuoVadis acquisition extends PKI expertise in EU
DigiCert has now officially completed its acquisition of QuoVadis Group from Swiss security firm WISeKey International.
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DigiCert
USB regulatory body launches USB-C authentication programme
USB Type-C Authentication empowers host systems to mitigate risks from malicious firmware/hardware in USB devices attempting to exploit a USB connection.
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Google
DigiCert conquers Google's distrust of Symantec certs
“This could have been an extremely disruptive event to online commerce," comments DigiCert CEO John Merrill. 
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Internet of Things
How Gemalto aims to ensure the future of IoT
DigiCert, Gemalto, and ISARA announced a partnership to develop advanced quantum-safe certificates for IoT devices
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Symantec
Blunder by Trustico revokes 23,000 website certificates
23,000 customers of Trustico recently received an email informing them their website security certificates will be rendered useless within 24 hours.
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Cloud
Symantec urges customers to replace SSL/TLS certificates before deadline
Symantec has been preparing its PKI and certificate-signing business for the handover to DigiCert in December.
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Cloud
Symantec sells digital certificate business – good or bad for customers & partners?
Symantec has sold its digital certificate business to DigiCert - the question is what will be the implications? We talk to both sides to find out.
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Certification
DigiCert & Cybertrust partner to bring SSL/TLS security to Japan
DigiCert and Cybertrust Japan are banding together to bring web security certificates to the Japanese market.