IBM Cloud Certificate Manager now lets you obtain TLS certificates signed by Let’s Encrypt. Let’s Encrypt is an automated, ACME-protocol-based CA that issues free certificates valid for 90 days.
In this post, we'll share how you can make sure you have end-to-end protection for data in transit without running into any TLS certificate expiry issues.
Midnight Page Duty incidents are no fun. Now, IBM Cloud Certificate Manager can notify you in advance when your certificates are about to expire, helping you avoid downtime in your app.
Even the most successful or genius apps can fail if there are issues with availability. While development teams often engineer for availability, with lots of redundancy, health checks, and load balancing, sometimes outages occur because of simple human errors. One common error is that teams fail to renew SSL/TLS certificates on time.
ScyllaDB 2.0.3 is now available, in beta, through IBM Cloud Compose. The new release brings even more Cassandra-compatible features to Scylla, the high-performance, C++ based, in-place replacement for Cassandra. The Scylla 2.0.3 release also sees TLS encryption for clients switched on.
Using TLS encryption means your connections, commands, and data are made safer from interception on the internet. TLS is the standard that took over from SSL for securing web connections and it is also referred to as TLS/SSL or SSL/TLS. We've made TLS encryption support the default for new Redis services. You can, though, still configure Redis without TLS by selecting an alternative plan when creating your Redis instance.
We are excited to announce IBM Cloud Certificate Manager in Beta, a service to help you manage SSL/TLS certificates for your apps and services! Certificate Manager provides you with a secure repository to store your certificates and their associated private keys, and gives you tools to manage the life-cycle of certificates, so that you can continually secure your apps with HTTPS.
Context Mapping, Driver Behavior and Automotive Experimental withdrawing support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1
As part of our commitment to security, IBM Watson IoT Context Mapping, IBM Watson IoT Driver Behavior and IBM Watson IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix will be withdrawing support for TLS 1.0. and TLS 1.1 This helps us align with industry best practices for security and data integrity. IBM Watson IoT Context Mapping, IBM Watson IoT Driver Behavior and IBM Watson IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix will continue to support TLS 1.2.