Security

Geotrust 2048 bit Root Migration

René Jorissen on March 11, 2010 0 Comments • Tags: #2048 #bit #geotrust #migration #root

Today I read about Geotrust upgrading their public root certificate from 1024-bit to 2048-bit. Geotrust is upgrading the root certificate with the following reason. This change is in line with industry best practices that GeoTrust follows to ensure the highest level of security for customers. The move to 2048-bit root keys is an industry-wide initiative. … Read More

Configuration Example, Security

Cygwin with OpenSSL for CSR generation

René Jorissen on September 18, 2008 2 Comments • Tags: #certificate #csr #cygwin #generate #geotrust #openssl #request #signing #ssl #verisign

A lot of services, which are published to the Internet, are secured with SSL certificates. A lot of times we use SSL certificates to secure communications when implementing ISA reverse proxy servers, Citrix Secure Gateway servers and/or Cisco WebVPN portals. When you want to secure a connection with a SSL certificate you have to create … Read More