Networking

10:39 AM
Jim Rapoza
Jim Rapoza
Slideshows
Connect Directly
Twitter
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

Convergence Protects Against Fraudulent Web Security Certificates

Recent problems with certificate authorities have exposed major problems with the trustworthiness of Web browser security. Rather than simply trusting a signed SSL certificate, Convergence, a free Firefox extension, checks with several trusted certificate sites, or notaries. If all of the notaries agree that the certificate is accurate, Convergence gives the go-ahead to use the site.
Previous
2 of 5
Next


Convergence adds a dedicated button to the upper-right corner of the browser window that provides access to options and other functions.

Previous
2 of 5
Next
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Hot Topics
15
White-Box Switches: Are You Ready?
Tom Hollingsworth 7/28/2014
13
Fall IT Events: On The Road Again With 10 Top Picks
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,  7/29/2014
8
Cisco Certifications Confront Changing Skills Needs
Ethan Banks, Senior Network Architect,  7/30/2014
White Papers
Register for Network Computing Newsletters
Cartoon
Current Issue
2014 Private Cloud Survey
2014 Private Cloud Survey
Respondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% ­extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed