Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


04:00 PM
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Products and Releases

DigiCert Rolls Out Certificate Monitoring; Express Install automates SSL deployment

LEHI, UT (April 14, 2015) — DigiCert, a leader in SSL Certificate trust, today is announcing new ways to automate SSL certificate installation and server configuration while helping enterprises detect certificate fraud. Certificate Monitoring parses data from Google Certificate Transparency (CT) logs and proprietary DigiCert systems to give enterprises unparalleled insight into certificates issued for their domains, along with phishing detection. Express Install, unlike any other utility available, simplifies and automates SSL installation and server configuration for Windows servers and top Linux distributions.

Certificate Monitoring

Certificate Monitoring identifies and helps stop unauthorized SSL certificates and protects brand IP by providing a comprehensive overview of all SSL certificates issued for a given domain and its variants. Using Certificate Monitoring, organizations enter owned domains (and variants) to identify unauthorized SSL Certificates and possible phishing attempts. Administrators can receive e-mail alerts when certificates are issued for their domains. Certificate Monitoring is the first operational service of its type in the market, in part available because DigiCert operates the only non-Google, approved CT log.

Express Install

Created with the system administrator or IT manager in mind, DigiCert’s Express Install automates the installation and configuration of SSL Certificates, reducing the complexity, hassle, and time to enable HTTPS. It also reduces the typical configuration errors associated with manual processes. Unlike any tool now or planned to become available on the market, Express Install is compatible with Windows servers and top Linux distributions for Apache server support. Express Install also supports all certificate types, including wildcard, multi-domain and EV SSL.

“Our express installation and certificate monitoring systems are the result of continued efforts to enhance online trust while also addressing our customers’ needs for consolidated, simplified certificate lifecycle management,” said DigiCert Chief Security Officer Jason Sabin. “Certificate Monitoring and Express Install give administrators insight into the security of their domains, and also replace many of the time-consuming and error-prone tasks related to certificate installation and management.”

Consistent with its quest to simplify the process of enabling Always-on SSL, DigiCert Express Install reduces installation and server configuration to a matter of clicks. Using Express Install eliminates the barriers and complexities of setting up secure servers and HTTPS-enabled Websites.

Now in beta, the DigiCert CertCentral™ platform consolidates enterprise certificate management, with Certificate Monitoring, Express Install and the award-winning DigiCert Certificate Inspector™, which helps organizations quickly inventory all SSL certificates across internal and external networks. Using smart sensors, Certificate Inspector helps identify misconfigurations, vulnerabilities and non-compliant certificates, and also provides remediation tips. Together, these new features from DigiCert represent a major step forward for online trust and digital certificate management.

Certificate Monitoring and Express Install are available for anyone to try today. For a free account, visit https://www.digicert.com/certcentral.

About DigiCert, Inc.

DigiCert is a premier, trusted provider of enterprise security solutions with an emphasis on authentication and encryption via managed PKI and high-assurance digital certificates. Headquartered in Lehi, Utah, DigiCert is trusted by more than 80,000 of the world’s leading government, finance, healthcare, education and Fortune 500® organizations. DigiCert has been recognized with dozens of awards for providing enhanced customer value, premium customer service and market growth leadership. For the latest DigiCert news and updates, visit digicert.com, like DigiCert on Facebook®   or follow @digicerton Twitter®.

# # # 


Recommended Reading:

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Former CISA Director Chris Krebs Discusses Risk Management & Threat Intel
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  2/23/2021
Security + Fraud Protection: Your One-Two Punch Against Cyberattacks
Joshua Goldfarb, Director of Product Management at F5,  2/23/2021
Cybercrime Groups More Prolific, Focus on Healthcare in 2020
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  2/22/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win an Amazon Gift Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: This comment is waiting for review by our moderators.
Current Issue
2021 Top Enterprise IT Trends
We've identified the key trends that are poised to impact the IT landscape in 2021. Find out why they're important and how they will affect you today!
Flash Poll
Building the SOC of the Future
Building the SOC of the Future
Digital transformation, cloud-focused attacks, and a worldwide pandemic. The past year has changed the way business works and the way security teams operate. There is no going back.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-27
SerComm AG Combo VD625 AGSOT_2.1.0 devices allow CRLF injection (for HTTP header injection) in the download function via the Content-Disposition header.
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-27
An issue was discovered in through SaltStack Salt before 3002.5. salt.modules.cmdmod can log credentials to the info or error log level.
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-27
In SaltStack Salt before 3002.5, eauth tokens can be used once after expiration. (They might be used to run command against the salt master or minions.)
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-27
An issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 3002.5. Sending crafted web requests to the Salt API can result in salt.utils.thin.gen_thin() command injection because of different handling of single versus double quotes. This is related to salt/utils/thin.py.
PUBLISHED: 2021-02-27
i-doit before 1.16.0 is affected by Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issues that could allow remote authenticated attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via C__MONITORING__CONFIG__TITLE, SM2__C__MONITORING__CONFIG__TITLE, C__MONITORING__CONFIG__PATH, SM2__C__MONITORING__CONFIG__PATH, C__M...