2305, 2016

The Role of HTTPS Inspection in Google Search and YouTube Reports

Since Google made the decision to implement HTTPS across all their web properties (including YouTube), you can report that someone has been to youtube.com, but not what videos they were watching. Likewise, you can report that someone has visited google.com, but not what they searched for. Fortunately, many Next Gen Firewalls, UTMs and Secure Web Gateways have a HTTPS Inspection feature that gets around this problem.
306, 2015

Block Sites Signed By Untrusted Certificate Authorities On Sophos UTM

Not all digital certificates are equal. The quality of the Certificate Authorities (CA’s) that issue digital certificates and the integrity of their issuing processes are often not what they should […]

1905, 2015

What You Really Need To Know About EV Certificates

SSL certificates are used for two purposes, encryption and validation. The encryption portion ensures the traffic is not readable by anyone other than the correct sender and receiver. The validation portion […]

1305, 2015

How HTTPS / SSL Inspection Affects Logging and Reporting in Sophos UTM

Over the past few years more websites have been adopting HTTPS over HTTP. Traditionally, HTTPS was used only for sites where sensitive information such as credentials and credit card details were […]

2503, 2013

HTTPS Inspection in Forefront TMG – Concerns and Misconceptions

When configuring your Forefront TMG Web Access policy, there is an option to enable HTTPS inspection. In this article, I will aim to clear up some confusion surrounding HTTPS inspection in […]

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