You can receive your DUNS number in under 1 day (for free) if you use the following guide. Step One Start your request here https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform and select the “Click here to request your D-U-N-S number via the Web” Search for your company then select request a D-U-N-S number at the bottom. You […]
This step will vary depending on your company structure and what your CA has requested. In our ride along our CA GeoTrust has requested a Bank Conformation Letter because I did not file for a DUNS number and a Principle Individual Letter because evOwl.com is setup as a DBA. UPDATE 4/18/2016: Lesson […]
You can use the find function on this page to lookup domains that are already included in the Google HSTS preload list.
BadSSL.com is a great website to test how your web browsers will behave with different SSL issues. This is useful for testing client behavior only, it will not help you fix a misconfigured SSL installation. Simply visit BadSSL.com Select the from one of the colored issues, for example the red “expired” will present an […]
CA Security Counsel released an info-graphic about the Extended Validation process. CA Counsel is made up of Certificate Authorities that have met industry standards. CA Security Counsel is NOT the standard setting organization CA/Browser Forum.
Visit CanIUse.com for the most up to date list of HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) compatible browsers. Image below is from 3/27/2016
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) is backward compatible. If someone connects to your websites that has HSTS enabled but there browser does not support HSTS they will be able to use your website because the browser will ignore the HSTS setting.
In layperson terms HSTS make a website work only from a secure connection. For a much more complex explanation you can read the Wikipedia page.
Now that you have HSTS setup you should submit your site for inclusion into the Google Chrome’s preload list. This same list is also included in Firefox, IE, and Safari. Setup HSTS Visit the Chrome preload list website and submit your site. Wait, this will take weeks if not months. […]
How you setup and enable HSTS depends greatly on how your website is hosted. This is our list starting with the easy way: Email your web host support team requesting it. Many people overlook this option, it is super easy to let a pro take care of it for you. Pro version of […]