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Certificate transparency – quick fraud detection

Posted by Liaquat Khan on Aug 29, 2013 2:25:00 PM

In this blog, we discuss certificate transparency and how it can help quickly detect fraudulent certificates.

SSL trust issues

India's National Informatics Centre (NIC) has joined the infamous Dutch CA DigiNotar in issuing fake and unauthorised digital certificates. Yet again, this activity damages the faith we place in Certification Authorities (CAs) to provide high-trust identity assurance.

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Importance of certificate whitelist checking

Posted by Liaquat Khan on Aug 3, 2013 2:24:00 PM

Certificate whitelist checking is a must. Usage of PKI-based digital certificates has become a widely accepted means of electronic identity authentication for all kinds of purposes, from logical and physical access control to document signing, server authentication for ecommerce sites and software code authentication.

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Understanding PDF signatures

Posted by Liaquat Khan on Jul 2, 2013 1:48:00 PM

PDF documents have been common use within business for many years. Protecting PDFs against change is fast becoming a hot topic. Digitally signing PDFs with a certifying signature protects the content and also shows who signed or approved the document. This article explains how you can easily digitally sign PDFs, what is needed to electronically sign PDF documents and the different types of PDF signatures.

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Online document signing - the must have features

Posted by Liaquat Khan on May 16, 2013 1:08:00 PM

Online document signing has significant business benefits. Getting a document approved and signed-off is a crucial part of any business, be it an order, sales contract, claim forms, internal HR documents or any other type of document that needs to be clearly agreed and approved preferably with a clear audit trail.

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PEPPOL quality trust ratings explained

Posted by Liaquat Khan on Apr 15, 2013 1:03:00 PM

PEPPOL is a large-scale European Commission project, working on allowing any company in the EU to be able to communicate electronically with any EU governmental institution for all procurement processes.

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ETSI PAdES - explored and explained

Posted by Liaquat Khan on Apr 10, 2013 12:59:00 PM

Within Europe a new digital signature format “PAdES” is gaining traction. PAdES stands for “PDF Advanced Electronic Signatures” and is a set of standards published by ETSI (TS 102 778 parts 1 to 5) to support European requirements for electronic signatures. The purpose is specifically for creation of long-term signatures that are verifiable for years or even decades.

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