Logging Public SSL/TLS Certificates to Public CT Logs

As of February 1, 2018, DigiCert logs all newly issued public SSL/TLS certificates to public Certificate Transparency (CT) logs by default. This does not affect any OV certificates issued before February 1, 2018. Note that CT logging has been required for EV SSL Certificates since 2015.

DigiCert advocates CT logging because:

  • It improves security across the web by providing early detection of misissued certificates.
  • It checks the integrity of Certificate Authority (CA) practices.
  • Most importantly, it provides you with a way to monitor all certificates issued for their domains, adding another layer of protection for your domains and customers.