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The National Institute of Standards and Technology recommends certificates Comodo

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recommends certificates Comodo

02-11-2010 11:09:00

NIST announced that just certificates with 2048-bit root length can guarantee security and provide strong protection for websites. Every certificate Comodo offers 2048-bit root key.

The Institute stated that 1024-bit certificates will soon become vulnerable. They recommend that key lengths be upgraded to 2048-bit strength by 2010. Any certificate issued with a term length past 2010 should be 2048‑bit to be considered secure. Consumers must remember that not every company offer it now.

Leading cryptography organizations, including NIST, have issued recommendations for entities to upgrade to longer key lengths. Based on these recommendations, entities wishing to keep secure for the next several years need to start using 2048-bit certificates. This is extremely important for those who purchase multi-year SSL certificates.

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