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Tim Callan | 27 Jun 2006 | 0 comments

Here's a cool site in the UK with a lot of information on protection of online information. I became aware of it because VeriSign is a sponsor, but I couldn't help noticing that the site has picked up this SSL Blog along with Bruce Schneier's Security Blog and Richard Steinnon's Threat Chaos Blog. It's a good site and well worth a read.

Tim Callan | 23 Jun 2006 | 0 comments

Howdy folks. I'll be on vacation for the next two weeks. I may post, but I might not. After that I'll certainly be back and writing once again.

Tim Callan | 22 Jun 2006 | 0 comments

Here is an interesting site in which CS professor and open source developer Amir Herzberg maintains a list of prominent online businesses that maintain unprotected logins. These businesses aid phishing attempts on their own sites by using practices that eliminate some fo the information you can use to distinguish a genuine site from a fake. It's thought-provoking site, and I suggest you check it out.

Tim Callan | 14 Jun 2006 | 0 comments

Today I'd like to walk you through a scenario where a dedicated criminal could take the sort of information routinely found on unprotected Web forms and use it to your detriment. My friend and fellow VeriSign employee Mike Davies originally called my attention to this potential exploit, so I'd like to thank him.

Tim Callan | 07 Jun 2006 | 0 comments

Another giant of the e-commerce industry has chosen to put the VeriSign Secured Seal on its shopping cart page. OfficeMax joins its peer Staples in showing off its choice of best-in-breed SSL security. In this case OfficeMax has placed the seal directly next to the Checkout button on the shopping cart page. I presume this decision was to reassure shoppers about the safety of their purchases at a key abandonment point, which is moving from the cart to the checkout process.

Tim Callan | 02 Jun 2006 | 0 comments

This E-Commerce Times article gives an overview of our current situation of diminished online trust and what some industry players are doing to try and solve the problem. It's not a bad primer if you're just getting involved with this subject matter.

Tim Callan | 01 Jun 2006 | 1 comment

Here's an innovative new example of how a business can use the VeriSign Secured Seal to promote its best-in-industry security. In this case MisterArt.com, a leading art supplies e-tailer, has chosen to issue a press release about its decision to display the VeriSign Secured Seal.

Tim Callan | 31 May 2006 | 0 comments

Recently QVC chose to display the VeriSign Secured Seal on its home page. That's cool because QVC is a top-20 online shopping site, but it's cool for another reason as well.

Tim Callan | 17 May 2006 | 0 comments

Busy morning today. VeriSign announced its intention to acquire GeoTrust for approximately $125 million in cash.