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  • 05 JUN 14

SSL: Beyond the Basics Part 4: Strict Transport Security

In our previous post, we discussed SSL certificates and new cryptographic functionality that can be used with modern SSL certificates. Next, we are going to look at how to make sure SSL is always used for web clients in a browser. SSL doesn’t do much for securing browsers if it isn’t used, which is why

  • 22 MAY 14

SSL: Beyond the Basics Part 3: Certificates

In our previous post, we discussed configuring TLS cipher suites to maximize security by preferring newer, more secure ciphers and removing older ones where possible. For this post, we will take a closer look at different types of certificates that are used in HTTPS. The certificate is responsible for several different things when securing a

  • 08 MAY 14

SSL: Beyond the Basics

Part 1: Protocol Selection Here at Thycotic we have a wide range of recommended security best practices for our customers, and one of the first things we recommend is setting up SSL, or Secure Socket Layer, for Secret Server. Setting up SSL is fairly trivial once an SSL certificate is obtained. Once it’s set up,