Stories by Cory Flynn, CEO and founder of Firewall Experts

Are self-signed SSL certificates as insecure as they say?

Given the <a href="">recent problems with SSL certificates</a> provided by third-party companies, one has to wonder why we place all this trust in these vendors. We allow them to process and produce "trusted" certificates for our websites, but in the end even Google, <a href="">Microsoft</a> and state and federal governments are falling victim to fraud.