GeoCerts Blog

How Does SSL Fit into GDPR?

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a broad-reaching regulation meant to protect the private data of Europeans in personal systems. The 99-article regulation is very long and covers a broad variety of topics. Announced in 2017, GDPR will go into effect as a requirement on May 25, 2018. GDPR applies ...

TLS 1.3 Is Here

TLS (Transport Layer Security) is the official name of the standard used by computer systems that is commonly referred to as SSL. Though once upon a time the SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) standard governed secure online connections, SSL was surpassed by the TLS standard in 1999. Out of convenience and ...

Where Did All the Three-year SSL Certificates Go?

For many years our customers have found multi-year certificates to be beneficial for both cost and convenience. In particular, site administrators value multi-year certificates because they reduce the amount of administrative overhead required for certificate management. (Less frequent expiration means less certificate management, less frequent key generation, and fewer potential ...