Certificate Signing Request (CSR)

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What is CSR? A certificate signing request (CSR) is a specially formatted encrypted message sent to a certificate authority. The CSR is signed by the applicant's private key; this proves to the CA that the applicant has control of the private key that corresponds to the public key included in the CSR. Before you can order an SSL Certificate, you will need to generate a CSR. The process for generating a CSR varies from platform to platform. Some will use a command line, others will walk through a GUI-based wizard. If the request is successfully validated, the CA will issue the SSL certificate. For CSR you can use our generator generatecsr.online Your Certificate Signing Request details Typically, you will be prompted to enter the following information about your organization in…
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How to Move a WordPress Website from HTTP to HTTPS/SSL

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Google recently announced that it has started using HTTPS as a ranking signal. And that has implications for your site and whether it uses an HTTP or HTTPS protocol. In this article, we will take a look how to install and activate an SSL certificate and how to move WordPress from using the insecure HTTP communications protocol to HTTPS. Why Use SSL? SSL Certificate secure the communication between browser and server. When a user enters his personal and confidential details in browser, SSL encrypts information and do not allow Cyber criminals to see or breach information. Main Benefits of SSL Certificate Encrypt and secure browser server communication Protect website data Secure Business transactions and user’s confidential information Eliminates browser security warning SEO benefits from Google Increase business reputation over the…
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Are All SSL Certificates the Same?

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The number of businesses that use SSL have increased tremendously over the past few years and the reasons for which SSL is used has also increased, for example: Some businesses need SSL to simply provide confidentiality (i.e. encryption) Some businesses like to use SSL to add more trust or confidence in security and identity (they want you to know that they are a legitimate company and can prove it) As the reasons companies use for SSL have become wider, three different types of SSL Certificates have been established: Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates Organization Validation (OV) SSL Certificates Domain Validation (DV) SSL Certificates Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates are issued only when a Certification Authority (CA) checks to make sure that the applicant actually has the right to the specific…
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Comodo Raises Maximum SAN Count to 250

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Comodo recently announced that the maximum number of SANs (Subject Alternative Names) a multi-domain certificate can secure is now 250; previously it was 100. This means you can now secure up to 250 different fully qualified domain names on a single Comodo branded multi-domain SSL certificate. Make sure to pass this news along to your customers.
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Symantec and Thawte will no longer be offering individual Code Signing Certificates

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Code Signing certificate for organizations are still available from Symantec and Thawte, but unfortunately individual developers will no longer be eligible and have the option to switch to a Comodo Code Signing Certificate or apply for a Symantec/Thawte as a registered entity. Symantec and Thawte will continue to support the revocation and cancellations of existing orders for the remainder of the certificate lifecycle, but both CAs will no longer provide customers the option to reissue after the End-of-Sale Date. Please notify your customers accordingly of this change.
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