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Guidance on Non-FQDN's

Entrust Datacard

The use of non-FQDN certificates is being deprecated by November 1, 2015, and existing certificates containing non-FQDN names will be revoked by all public CAs by October 1, 2016. Per the CA/Browser Forum’s latest Baseline Requirements, publicly trusted SSL certificates that use non-registered domains represent security vulnerabilities in the SSL trust chain. This white paper explains the change, reasoning behind it and suggests alternatives for affected subscribers. Entrust provides necessary definitions, a background on the issue, frequently asked questions and current usage.

To learn more, download this whitepaper. Compliment of Entrust.

Tags : entrust, fqdn's, security, internal server, reserved ip addresses
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Published:  Jan 24, 2014
Length:  11
Type:  White Paper