Posts Tagged ‘TLS’

Deploy360@IETF98, Day 2: IoT, IPv6, TLS & SIDR

Tuesday is another busy day at IETF 98 in Chicago with sessions related to pretty much the whole Deploy360 portfolio. Each day we’re bringing you blog posts pointing out what Deploy360 will be focusing on. The morning session sees TLS busy with a significant update to the TLS protocol which is now in Last Call. There’s a companion update to DTLS, and also Read more…

Watch Live Today! DNS Privacy Workshop Streaming from NDSS 2017


Want to learn the latest about DNS privacy? About the latest research and techniques to protect the confidentiality of your DNS info and queries? Starting at 8:55 am PST (UTC-8) today, there will be what looks to be an outstanding workshop on DNS Privacy streaming live out of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) in Read more…

February 26th, 2017 by | Posted in Events, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange Problems & Recommendations for Stronger Encryption

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A paper recently published at the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security in Denver, USA raises concerns about how Diffie-Hellman key exchange is implemented in many protocols including HTTPS, SSH, IPsec, SMTPS and other protocols relying on TLS. Diffie-Hellman is an asymmetric cryptographic algorithm that is commonly used to exchange session keys when establishing a Read more…

October 22nd, 2015 by | Posted in TLS for Applications | Tags: , , | No Comments

Join InterCommunity 2015 on July 7/8 to talk about Internet security!

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This week you have a unique opportunity to offer your opinion on how we can make the Internet more secure!  On July 7 and 8 our global Internet Society membership meeting, InterCommunity 2015, will bring together thousands of people all around the world to address critical questions around the future of the Internet – how Read more…

July 6th, 2015 by | Posted in About Deploy360 | Tags: , , , | No Comments

More DANE / DNSSEC / TLS Testing From Go6lab


After we successfully implemented DANE for email server in Go6lab – we thought of doing a small experiment. Who else on the Internet is using DANE for email servers and is verifying the TLS certificate hash using the TLSA DNS record? Let’s find out. As we don’t have all existing domain names in a handy Read more…

June 9th, 2015 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment

New RFC 7469 on Certificate Pinning – HTTP Public Key Pinning (HPKP)

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A couple of weeks ago those of us interested in Internet security formally received a new tool in our toolbox to improve the overall security of the TLS infrastructure that we use for pretty much all secure communication across the Internet. RFC 7469, “Public Key Pinning Extension for HTTP” was published and is available at: Read more…

May 1st, 2015 by | Posted in TLS for Applications | Tags: , , | 1 Comment Provides An Easy Way To Test Your IPv6, DNSSEC and TLS web site

“Is Your Internet Up-To-Date?” Does your existing Internet connection work with IPv6 and DNSSEC? Do your web sites support IPv6, DNSSEC and TLS?  Is there a quick way to find out? Earlier this month a new site,, was launched to make this all easy for anyone to test.  All you do is visit the Read more…

April 27th, 2015 by | Posted in DNSSEC, IPv6, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , | No Comments

Deploy360@IETF92, Day 4: More IPv6 Operations, TLS, and much Security

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This  fourth day of IETF 92 has a heavy focus on security for us on the Deploy360 team.  While the day starts with the second of two IPv6 Operations (v6OPS) working group sessions, the rest of the day is pretty much all about security, security, security! NOTE: If you are unable to attend IETF 92 Read more…

March 26th, 2015 by | Posted in DNSSEC, IETF, IPv6, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

Deploy360@IETF92, Day 3: IPv6 Operations, Sunset4, ACME and Global Internet Routing (GROW)

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Today’s third day of IETF 92 turns out to be a quieter one for the topics we cover here on Deploy360.  The big activity will be in the first of two IPv6 Operations (v6OPS) working group sessions.  There will also be a reboot of the SUNSET4 working group and what should be an interesting discussion Read more…

TLS-O-MATIC Now Available To Test TLS In Applications


Do you want to test how well your application supports TLS over HTTP?  If so, you can now head over to: and run your application through a whole series of self-tests. As he explains in a blog post announcing TLS-O-MATIC, Olle Johansson launched the site as a public service with 15 tests for the Read more…

March 12th, 2015 by | Posted in Developers, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , | 1 Comment