New "Lucky Thirteen" SSL Vulnerabilities: CloudFlare Users Protected

Published on February 04, 2013 02:26PM by Matthew Prince.


CloudFlare often gets early word of new vulnerabilities before they are released. Last week we got word that today (Monday, February 4, 2013) there would be a new SSL vulnerability announced. This vulnerability follows the BEAST and CRIME vulnerabilities that have been discovered over the last 18 months. The bad ...

Ryan Hurst talks site performance and SSL and how GlobalSign is growing geographically

Published on August 09, 2012 07:30PM by Kristin Tarr.

As the Chief Technology Officer for GlobalSign, Ryanis responsible for developing the overall technology vision, product architecture, standards development, compliance and overseeing the engineering and operations organizations.

When asked about how GlobalSign is addressing the issues of SSL and website performance, Ryan had a few things to say.

"There ...

How to make SSL fast

Published on June 29, 2012 04:15AM by Matthew Prince.

HTTP, the protocol of the web, is unencrypted by default. That means it is trivial for someone using the same local network as you to spy on all the data you send to and receive from most websites. If, for example, someone sniffs your session cookie for a website then ...