Verify the identity of this website
The HKCERT website (https://www.hkcert.org) has been equipped with Transport Layer Security (TLS) capability.
The benefit of using TLS is that you can verity if the website is owned by the genuine Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Cooordination Centre domain.
Follow these steps to identify the homepage. We use Google Chrome for example :
- When you access a TLS web page, you should see at the left side of the address bar a small padlock.
- Clicking the padlock and click the Certificate
- Will display the digital certificate information:
You should the see that the digital certificate is issued by "DigiCert SHA2 Extended Validation Server CA" to "www.hkcert.org"
- Click "Certification Path" tab and you will see the following screen:
You should see three certificate and when selecting each of the three certificates, the certificate status should display "This certificate is OK".