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There is an official #gdpr #adequacydecision for the #UnitedKingdom so we can keep transferring #PersonalData to the #UK and back because the #UK has deemed the security levels of #PD in the #EU as #adequate #Brexit #privacy Great job #EuropeanCommission https://t.co/U3zFSAHCJ9 https://t.co/exqwOfVgBB https://t.co/Qbe9yfpuXi
30 Jun 2021
#EDPS opens investigations following the #Schrems II Judgement regarding the use of cloud services provided by #Amazon Web Services #aws and #Microsoft and one regarding the use of Microsoft #Office365 by the European Commission #gdpr #privacy #cloudact https://t.co/BJP48W6WtV https://t.co/fJA1stx7oy
28 May 2021
Dutch #supervisoryAuthority first fine for a #Municipality. #Enschede city fined 600.000 for #wifitracking visitors of shopping centre for toooooo long. @toezicht_AP #GDPR #privacy #fines https://t.co/CjCPwqgUpo https://t.co/vSkoTAkoVE
29 Apr 2021
How can you see if a certificate is DV, OV or EV?As you probably know, certificates are important to show the visitor of your website that the communication between his/her browser and the server is securely encrypted. The green adress bar of the browser will also indicate that the company / bank / government organisation is who they claim to be.
Validation levelsWhy are there different kind of certificates and why is there a price difference between the three well known certificates?
Domain ValidationA certificate provider will issue a Domain Validation (DV) class certificate to a purchaser if the purchaser can demonstrate he has the right to administratively manage a domain name. The certificate provider will mostly request a certain value to be stored in a DNS TXT record of the domain as proof of ownership.
Organization ValidationA certificate provider will issue an Organization Validation (OV) class certificate to a purchaser if the purchaser can meet two criteria: the right to administratively manage the domain name in question, and the CA performs a basic background check of your business.
Extended ValidationThe Extended Validation (EV) certificate brings the highest level of encryption security. To acquire an EV certificate, the purchaser must persuade the certificate provider of its legal identity, including manual verification checks by a human.
Browsers will generally offer users a visual indication of the legal identity when a site presents an EV certificate. Most browsers show the legal name before the domain, and use a bright green color to highlight the change. In this way, the user can see the legal identity of the owner has been verified.
Policy IdentifierWhen you visit a website, several browsers show you the option to verify the certificate information. The detailled information (shown in the image for the Internet explorer browser) shows the Policy Indentifier of the Certificate Policy as 188.8.131.52.2.1.
Example of a certificate detail in Internet Explorer
What does "184.108.40.206.2.1." mean?The Policy Identifier describes the validation level used to generate this certificate. There are currently three values found:
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