Application Security

How to Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate

Welcome to Secumantra! In this post we will learn how to generate a self-signed SSL certificate for your website or web service. What is a Self-Signed SSL Certificate? A self-signed certificate is an SSL certificate that has not been validated by a Certificate Authority (CA). It is created by the developer of the application locally and…

Cyber Security | Data Security

Top 5 Myths about HTTPS and SSL

We have talked about the HTTPS and why it is needed in previous post. Website owners are responsible to secure the communication channel while connecting to their clients. Though HTTPS and SSL certificates offer data protection and integrity, many sites are still reluctant to adopt it. There are many misconceptions about cost, performance etc. which…