President Biden is expected to publish executive order concerning new agreement on EU-U.S. data flows per Oct. 3. It covers legal protections over personal data access and use by U.S. national security entities. EC ratification could take 6 months. #GDPR https://t.co/PQ8GF2JZEf
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The #EDPB adopted #European harmonisation of #privacy #fines. The guidelines also include harmonised ‘starting points’ for the calculation of a fine. 3 elements considered: the categorisation of infringements by nature, infringement seriousness and the worldwide turnover. #GDPR https://t.co/E7L7Z0wV6X
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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 18.104.22.168.2.1.
Example of a certificate detail in Internet Explorer
What does "22.214.171.124.2.1." mean?The Policy Identifier describes the validation level used to generate this certificate. There are currently three values found:
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