Certificate Transparency Monitoring

Thursday, November 5, 2015

A-Team has rolled out another improvement to our monitoring service: Certificate Transparency (CT) monitoring. In short we now use the CT system to continuously watch for certificate authorities issuing certificates against domains we monitor for our clients. When we see a certificate being issued we ensure that it was done so with proper authorization from… Read more »

Continuous SSL Monitoring

Monday, May 25, 2015

A-Team Systems has just completed full integration of Qualys’ SSL Labs testing suite into our client server monitoring infrastructure. All of our maintenance and monitoring plans now include continuous best practice configuration, protocol, and certificate monitoring for all HTTPS sites — automatically! This ensures our client’s SSL configurations are always the most secure as industry… Read more »

POODLE Takes the Last Bite Out of SSL and IE 6

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

SSL is dead, long live TLS! With today’s widespread announcement of the POODLE attack (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption), it is apparent that SSL 3.0 is dead. The POODLE attack allows a slow but significant leaking of sensitive data which effectively makes the last remaining safe ciphers for SSL insecure. For reference, there is… Read more »

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