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Root Causes 1-63: What Is CAA? Podcast

Root Causes 1-63: What Is CAA?

CAA, which stands for CA Authentication, is the capability for the domain name owner to specify in DNS which CAs are allowed to issue SSL certificates for a specific domain. Join us today to learn more about CAA.
Root Causes 1-62: Windows CryptoAPI Spoofing Vulnerability Explained Podcast

Root Causes 1-62: Windows CryptoAPI Spoofing Vulnerability Explained

On January 14 Microsoft announced a vulnerability that makes it possible to defeat the authentication of Elliptic Curve Cryptography on Windows 10 and Windows Server systems, making it possible to create fake certificates on trusted roots.
Root Causes 1-61: Anatomy of a Cryptocurrency Podcast

Root Causes 1-61: Anatomy of a Cryptocurrency

In our ongoing series about blockchain, we explore the technology, process, and ecosystem needs for a successful cryptocurrency.
Root Causes 1-60: Fundamentals of Blockchain Podcast

Root Causes 1-60: Fundamentals of Blockchain

Widely understood to be the technology behind popular crypto currencies, blockchain has become a household word. But what it blockchain really, and how does it work?
Root Causes 1-59: What Is Certificate Transparency? Podcast

Root Causes 1-59: What Is Certificate Transparency?

Certificate Transparency (CT) is a recent and important development in the world of SSL certificates. Popular browsers require trusted CAs to log all SSL certificates to publicly available CT Logs.
Root Causes 1-58: 2019 Lookback - One Year of Podcasting Podcast

Root Causes 1-58: 2019 Lookback - One Year of Podcasting

Nearly a year ago our hosts launched Root Causes to provide a forum for discussion of the issues surrounding the critically important PKI technology.
Root Causes 1-57: Quantum Random Number Generation Podcast

Root Causes 1-57: Quantum Random Number Generation

Random number generation is an essential part of successful cryptography. Quantum computers offer to improve this niche technology industry.
Root Causes 1-56: 2019 Lookback - Evolving Cryptography Podcast

Root Causes 1-56: 2019 Lookback - Evolving Cryptography

2019 saw important changes in the world's cryptographic standards, including changes in browser treatment of SSL certificates, the removal of a public CA from trusted root stores, and progress in building quantum-resistant PKI.
Root Causes 1-55: California's New IoT Security Law Podcast

Root Causes 1-55: California's New IoT Security Law

California Senate Bill 327 (SB-327) goes into effect January 1, 2020. This groundbreaking ordinance requires basic security measures for devices deployed in California.
Root Causes 1-52: New TLS Certificate Incident Research Podcast

Root Causes 1-52: New TLS Certificate Incident Research

New research out of Indiana University Bloomington reviews nearly 400 "incidents" with public SSL certificates over the course of more than a decade. Join us as we go through the main findings from this piece of original research.