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Law enforcement appliance subverts SSL Wired.com recently published an article exposing the law enforcement and intelligence communities recent use of forged SSL certificates from trusted Certificate Authorities to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks and steal information that is otherwise encrypted and meant to remain private between two parties. Secured SSL Certificates
Here at Comodo, we find this news upsetting and want our customers to understand that under no circumstances have we or will we ever be a part of this activity. Any certificate that Comodo has issued has undergone the necessary validation and is believed to be Comodo trustworthy. We want to hear from you. What are your thoughts on forging certificates for law enforcement and the intelligence community? Take this quick poll and let us know.. Learn more
Hackerproof
Inside Scoop
New advancements at ComodoHackerGuardian and HackerProof new advancements to the products and now available to partners. You can now supply your customers with the means to validate their quarterly and annual PCI Compliance requirements.
If you have customers who are securing websites to accept and process credit card payments, then they must adhere to the standards of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. They also must provide validation quarterly in the form of a Compliant scan from an Approved Scanning Vendor (like Comodo) and an annual Compliant Self-Assessment Questionnaire (which we can also provide in Wizard format). Since we're sure you have more questions about PCI Compliance, HackerGuardian, and integrating a new relevant product into your portfolio, our Product Manager for HackerGuardian and all SSL certificates, Alex Kehayias, recently gave a webinar about PCI Compliance, how to add HackerGuardian to your product portfolios and how it will benefit you. View the webinar
Law enforcement appliance subverts SSL
New advancements at Comodo
What will a data breach really cost an organization?
Additional Ways to Partner with Comodo
COMODO CEO Security Insider What will a data breach really cost an organization?
Ponemon's most recent study concluded that the average cost of a data breach is $204 per breached record, which the fifth consecutive year data breaches have seen a cost increase. Comodo's CEO, Melih Abdulhayoglu, talks about the cost of data breaches and the need to prevent these breaches from happening. "The average cost of a data breach is going to continue to increase as long as we increase our dependency on the internet and it is our responsibility to prevent that from happening in the first place," Comodo's CEO, Melih Abdulhayoglu suggests. Watch Melih here
COMODO Partners Additional Ways to Partner with Comodo Introducing: Comodo Partner Secure
Did you know that Comodo has developed a partner program for IT Solution Providers looking to profit from Comodo's security offering? Comodo Partner Secure is designed to support our nationwide network of partners by providing them both sales incentives as well as marketing assistance. Our partners are able to offer their customers products from our full line of Antivirus, endpoint security, digital certificate and remote access & support products. For additional information contact Channel Sales at 201-716-4484 or click here to learn more
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