Some the biggest names in the certificate authority world banded together and launched a new organization dedicated to strengthening the CA infrastructure. Read More ..
The new alliance, the Certificate Authority Security Council, will focus on a series of education and industry initiatives to increase security and trust in CAs. Some of the member organizations include Comodo, DigiCert, Entrust, Symantec, Trend Micro, and GoDaddy, among others. CASC's first initiative will focus on pushing adoption of Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) stapling for Web server administrators, software vendors, browser makers and end users, Jeremy Rowley, associate general counsel for DigiCert, told SecurityWeek.