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PAe - open the deadline for requesting an analysis HTTPS of environments and applications of the public sector
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Open the deadline for requesting an analysis HTTPS of environments and applications of the public sector

11 april 2017

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The CCN-CERT, within its campaign of momentum to the introduction of HTTPS on electronic headquarters of the public sector, has opened the deadline for requesting an analysis of domains, servers and applications of all those agencies and entities that so wish.

Applicants have until 19 may to become part of the study of National Governmental CERT whose objective is to assess the implementation of HTTPS and the current state of the ecosystem HTTPS in the public sector. This only should complete an Excel file and send it to an e-mail address, both available on the site of the report of the CCN-CERT (Opens in new window) .

In this file, should provide all domains, servers and web applications wishing to include in the study. Once analysed the web CCN-CERT objective, to submit a report with details of the outcome of the analysis HTTPS. The study is complemented by the report of recommendations for its correct implementation.

The CCN-CERT (Opens in new window) notes the importance of making use of web communications as safe as possible, i.e. based solely on the use of the HTTPS protocol address HTTP, regardless of the device client used.

In parallel to this service, the CCN-CERT has published its Report of Good Practices CCN-CERT BP-01/17. Recommendations for the implementation of HTTPS which stresses the importance of making use of web communications as safe as possible, i.e. based solely on the use of this protocol address HTTP, which provides both authentication mechanisms such as encryption and integrity. The use of HTTPS on web technologies applies both in corporate environments and the particular use of the same, regardless of whether they are accessed from the traditional computers and mobile devices, or from any other technological device, such as those associated with the Internet of things (IoT, Internet of Things).

On this occasion, the report of good practice is intended especially for those responsible for the security council (not the end user) and includes technical details for the implementation and deployment of the HTTPS protocol safe environments, servers and applications.

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