Posts Tagged ‘cryptography’

Firefox 44 Gets Override for Weak Security Certificate Errors

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

This is probably great news for those who are confident in their system’s security, and a potential pitfall for those who aren’t.

When you open a web page currently in the Firefox browser that is using weak cryptography, then you will be redirected to an error page stating that the connection to the page failed. Mozilla launched the new error page in Firefox 33. Before that, Firefox offered the means to enforce a connection to the site in question.


Security and Authentication Considerations for Network Power Switch Products

Friday, November 4th, 2011

A network power switch can provide network administrators and tech support personnel with an incredibly convenient tool for controlling power and reboot functions at off-site data centers and remote network equipment cabinets. In many cases, the remote reboot and power control functions provided by a network power switch can allow you to deal with power related problems with remote network elements without the expense and lost time of traveling to the network equipment site in person.