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May 6, 2019

Use IBM Cloud Certificate Manager to Obtain Let’s Encrypt TLS Certificates for Your Public Domains

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.

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April 11, 2019

How to Automate TLS Certificate Rotation to Avoid Outages

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.

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February 26, 2019

Enabling Helm with TLS and Service Accounts

Transport Layer Security (TLS) and service accounts—when used together— can greatly improve the security and flexibility of whatever application you choose to run on your cluster with IBM Cloud Data Shield.

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August 14, 2018

How to Use Certificate Manager to Avoid Outages Using Callback URLs

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.

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June 12, 2018

Certificate Manager now Sends you Notifications before your Certificates Expire

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.

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April 9, 2018

ScyllaDB 2.0.3 with TLS now available on the IBM Cloud

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.

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February 21, 2018

IBM Cloud Compose for Redis available with TLS encryption

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.

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December 19, 2017

Introducing IBM Cloud Certificate Manager – Manage SSL/TLS Certificates for your apps

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.

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July 12, 2017

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.

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