The root cause of these outages is often the expiration or revocation of a digital certificate, a kind of failure that is easy to prevent, yet one that occurs far too often. All certificates expire preventing or limiting access to the full functionality of websites, operational tools, servers and services. Without SSL Monitoring, outages can result in lost revenue, reduced productivity and damage to the reputation of your organization.
Preventing outages is essential to every organization. Often, certificates expire and cause an outage because the organization relies on manual tracking, or experiences gaps in tracking certificates due to personnel turnover. Without the right certificate strategy and management system, a number of consequences can result, including:
Using CSS software and services, our customers have been able to easily, effectively and efficiently:
Implementing solutions that prevent outages will help and organization protect their valuable assets and investments and ensure the continuity of internal and external business operations. The CSS Certificate Management System (CMS) simplifies the identification, cataloging, monitoring, issuance and revocation of digital certificates across multiple platforms throughout the certificate lifecycle. CMS, as software or as a component of managed services, is uniquely designed and implemented to address the individual certificate environment of every customer.
Organizations in need of creating trusted digital certificates turn to CSS to design, implement and manage a trusted manage the environment independently.
Using privately trusted certificates, generated at no incremental cost, allows enterprises to implement multi-factor authentication, encryption and digital signing. This technology improves the security posture of an organization, providing protection from internal and external threats. CMS spans multiple platforms and technologies (including iOS, Android, Windows, MAC/OS, Linux, Java KeyStore and Entrust as well as almost all networking, Wi-Fi and perimeter device manufacturers) while providing a single pane of glass for management and reporting. Additionally, the unique issuance capability of CMS across almost any device or operating system allows an organization to consistently extend high assurance security practices across the organization, users and client/partner ecosystem.