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GlobalSign Now Offers Free Wildcard SSL Certificates for Open-Source Projects

Enterprise SaaS Certificate Authority GlobalSign  today announced that it will now be  providing free SSL Certificates for qualified open-source projects. The new service aims to encourage the use of SSL in application development and the growth of security best practices. We believe this effort will not only help the developers and users of open-source projects but also encourage the adoption of industry best-practices in the use of SSL. – Ryan Hurst, CTO, GlobalSign. Open-source projects will be eligible to receive one free Wildcard SSL Certificate valid for as long as the project meets minimum requirements, which are as follows: The software  project must  be licensed with a license approved by the Open Source Initiative. The software  project must actively maintain secure SSL configura...

Understanding HTTPS, Types of SSL Certificates and Installing a SSL certificate for Microsoft Exchange 2007

With security risks becoming increasingly rife in  the Internet, SSL has become a vital entity to ensure the protection of the organizations. SSL, basically, is a security protocol designed to ensure the authenticity of a website’s integrity and the website’s content. Now, what SSL does is that it encrypts the data being transmitted between the source and destination, of course, after a secure connection is established between them. Websites involving money transactions and membership procedures, secured with SSL, are protected from cyber crimes very effectively and smoothly. Ok, SSL protects your websites. So far, so good. But how do  visitors or customers of a particular website confirm that it is secured and its safe for them to share their data here? After having a SSL installed on you...

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