Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) – SSL Guide

Cisco Wireless Lan Controller (WLC) is a very complex system with unconventional implementation of its keypairs for encryption. CSR creation and certificate installation may vary as your custom environment system may differ. Below are generalized instructions. The utility “Openssl” is used to generate the key and CSR and used to perform conversions. This utility comes with […]

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What is Ransomware and how to avoid it.

In one time in our internet browsing lives we may have come across to what is referred to as Ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. As silly as it sounds it is a real thing. Ransomware attackers force […]

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Digital Server Certificate Overview

Quick overview of the importance of a Digital Server Certificate it affects and why. Lets start off by asking some questions and then answering them.. What is a Digital Server Certificate? What is its purpose of a server certificate. Why does my website need a Digital Server Certificate? What happens if you do not have […]

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Troubleshooting: “Cannot find the certificate request that is associated with this certificate file.”

In Windows IIS, and Exchange systems you may receive the following error message when attempting the installation of a digital certificate. “The pending certificate request for this response file was not found. This request may be canceled. You cannot install selected response certificate using this Wizard.” Or “Cannot Find the certificate request that is associated with […]

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What is Certificate Transparency?

Google’s Certificate Transparency is an open source project that aims to strengthen the SSL/TLS certificate system, which is the main cryptographic security system that underlies all HTTPS secure connections. It is a extra tier of certificate security that forms a Security Triad to ensure that clients navigating the internet are safe and secure in regards to […]

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Microsoft Office 365 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will […]

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Microsoft Office 365 – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Office 365 you will need to create a key pair for your server the public key and private key. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. On Windows type systems PFX/PKCS12 requests are made, and are stored on the system. The […]

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What is a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)?

A Certificate Signing Request or CSR is a specially formatted underdeveloped public key that is used for enrollment of an SSL Certificate. The information on this CSR is important for a Certificate Authority (CA). It is needed to validate the information required to issue a SSL Certificate. The public key (CSR) is freely given away […]

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