Are there still SHA1 certificates for our old system?

Unfortunately, there are no SHA1 SSL/TLS certificates for your old system. According to the CAB (Certificate Authority & Browser) forum, SHA1-SSL/TLS certificates may no longer be issued; SHA1 root and SHA1 intermediate certificates have already been withdrawn. For further questions, please contact our support team at the phone number +49 661 480 276 10.

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Which S/MIME Certificate do I need for a standard e-mail address?

To answer the question which S/MIME certificate you need for a standard e-mail address, we must first define it: What are standard e-mail addresses? These are for example info-, support- or helpdesk-addresses. These standard e-mail addresses can always be secured with a Class1 (e-mail-validated) certificate. However, if you prefer an organization-validated S/MIME certificate for your […]

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How does the activation of the time stamp work for Comodo?

To activate the time stamp for Comodo you need the following URL: http://timestamp.comodoca.co This time stamp server supports these two time stamp protocols listed below RFC 3161 Time Stamp is used by SignTool (with the parameter „/ tr“) and other applications (such as Jarsigner). The Comodo Time Stamp Server automatically selects the corresponding signature algorithm […]

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Can I use a code-signing-certificate to sign any application?

With code-signing-certificates, which are identified as „multi-platform“, different applications can be signed.  For all other code-signing-certificates, only the supported applications can be signed. The exact descriptions of the respective code-signing-certificates of the individual CAs (Certificate Authority) and which applications you can sign with them can be found in the respective product descriptions at www.psw-group.de/code-signing. For […]

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Is a combination of an S/MIME-Certificate and an SSL/TLS-Certificate currently in existence?

A combination of an S/MIME-Certificate and an SSL/TLS-Certificate doesn’t exist for the reason that they serve drastically different purposes. An S/MIME-Certificate secures the encrypted conversation via e-mail. Therefore it prevents an involuntary flow of information to third parties and secures the electronic correspondence with customers and business partners. An SSL/TLS-Certificate encrypts the transport path between […]

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