Sunday, 29 January 2017
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Google Announces Root Certificate Authority To Secure Websites

Google Announces Root Certificate Authority To Secure Websites


Google Announces Root Certificate Authority To Secure Websites


Google launches own Certificate Authority (GIAG2), issued by a third-party. This has been a key element enabling us to more rapidly handle the SSL/TLS certificate needs of Google products.

The newly established Google Trust Services will operate these Certificate Authorities on behalf of Google and parent company Alphabet.

The Google Public Key Infrastructure (“Google PKI”), has been established by Google Trust Services, LLC (“Google”), to enable reliable and secure identity authentication, and to facilitate the preservation of confidentiality and integrity of data in electronic transactions.

Google Trust Services now operates the following Root Certificates:


Due to timing issues involved in establishing an independently trusted Root Certificate Authority, Google also have secured the option to cross sign our CAs using:


1 comments:

  1. Google’s commitment to HTTPS is strong. In 2015, it announced that its search engine would favor sites that use HTTPS instead of the weaker HTTP, Wired reported. I wrote a guide how to write a dissertation on information protection. This topic was there.

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