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  • Blog Post: Upgrade Certification Authority to SHA256

    A common question in the field is about upgrading a certification authority running on Windows Server 2003 to use Crypto Next Generation (CNG) to support SHA256. CNG was introduced in Windows Server 2008 and higher operating systems, as a result, an upgrade to the operating system is required. After...
  • Blog Post: SHA1 Deprecation Policy

    Update: We have made some modifications to our policy to accommodate code signing certificates targeting Vista/Server 2008. Today Microsoft has announced a new policy for Certificate Authorities (CAs) that deprecates the use of the SHA1 algorithm in SSL and code signing certificates, in favor of SHA2...