In my last blog, I covered the first part of my conversation with George Parsons, who is the pioneer of wildcard certificates. We discussed how he created wildcard certificates and why they were needed. In my next conversation with George Parsons, we’ll look at why some companies are tempted to overuse wildcard certificates. Of course, it’s easier to use one certificate instead of many. But there are certain circumstances where pushing that “easy button” can lead to increased exposure.
Here’s part two of my interview with George where we talk about the temptation to push the easy button for wildcard certificates:
Do the risks of wildcard certificates outweigh their advantages? Stay tuned for our next (and final) conversation, where George warns of the risks of not treating wildcard certificates with the respect that they deserve.