Defensive SSL security in Windows and IIS

In my previous post, I wrote about how SSLMate has made my life easier. I also mentioned how SSL-based attacks like POODLE and Heartbleed have forced us into using TLS. Which is all very well, except that Microsoft’s whole premise in their product line is backward compatibility. This means that a lot of older securityContinue reading Defensive SSL security in Windows and IIS

SSLMate and IIS – a love story

I am a part-owner in a company based in South Africa. Our headline act, if you will, is a website that customers log into to manage certain aspects of their business. This website needs to be secure for obvious reasons. The most basic requirement for a secure website is an SSL certificate (Secure Sockets Layer),Continue reading SSLMate and IIS – a love story