Difference Between Domain Validation and Extended Validation SSL

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Site security is one of the primary concerns for most websites. With an increase in internet usage, the number of hacking attempts, viruses and other online threats have increased too. Ever since Google announced that it would display a ‘Not Secure’ text in the address bar of Google Chrome for all websites not having an SSL certificate, there has been an increase in the number of site owners looking for them. A Certificate Authority (CA) is responsible for issuing an SSL Security Certificate and authenticating the website.

There are three types of SSL certificates available to websites:

  1. Domain validation
  2. Organization validation
  3. Extended validation

Each of these serves a specific purpose. Today, we are going to talk about domain and extended validation SSL certificates and highlight the differences between them.

Domain validation & Extended Validation

A Domain Validation (DV) certificate helps in validating the domain of your site. While this does Read More

The technology China uses to ‘audit’ its population

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Beijing’s state-of-the-art surveillance cameras, monitoring every millimeter; facial recognition algorithms and images captured on CCTV are just the beginning.

Technologically-advanced China and its Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership, are “committed to the production and use of technology that controls and surveils its population,” Chairman Robin Cleveland and Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, told Fox News in a joint statement this week. “The decision to use these tools of repression is politically motivated to sustain the Party.”

And what happens in China does not stay in China.

An online post by SinoPharm shows pictures of workers it says got vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine candidate and the words “Giving a helping hand in forging the sword of victory.” In the global race to make

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Frustrated local internet users in an uproar over days-long service disruptions caused by tropical storm

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Irate internet users, some without service for days, say they’re caught in a web of service provider incompetence.

a group of people walking in front of a brick building: Downed trees block a road in a Brooklyn neighborhood as Tropical Storm Isaias churns its way up the East Coast on August 04, 2020 in New York City.

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Downed trees block a road in a Brooklyn neighborhood as Tropical Storm Isaias churns its way up the East Coast on August 04, 2020 in New York City.

Customers of both Verizon Fios and Optimum vented angrily Saturday on Twitter about phone calls left on hold, disconnected or ignored in the days since Tropical Storm Isaias knocked them off the internet. Others were simply waiting for their televisions to turn back on.


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“My internet has been out for 5 days!” began one frustrated Optimum user in a typical tweet. “What are you doing? It took until today to get a live person to schedule someone to help.”

Others complained they were unable to work from home without internet access, while small businesses dependent on internet payments found

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