Syspeace switches to SHA-2 for a more robust IT environment

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As of today, September 2, 2016, we have switched to using a SHA-2 SSL/TLS certificate. SHA (Secure Hash Algorithm), a group of cryptographic hash functions developed by the US National Security Agency (NSA). A SHA generates unique hash values from files. Thus keeping the transmitted data safe. It was found that serious security weaknesses with […]

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Syspeace, SHA-2 certificates and Windows Server 2003

Recently, the SSL certificate used for syspeace.com, the Syspeace Licenses site as well as backend Syspeace services was reissued with a signature using the SHA-2 hash algorithm. The SHA-2 hash algorithm replaces the earlier, deprecated SHA-1 and moving forward is recommended by the CA Security Council. However, some users on Windows Server 2003 have seen […]

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