SSL certificates

Use an Encrypted Connection

Here comes the sixth post from our security sequence. Yesterday we told you more about the importance of having a reliable hosting partner for securing your web presence. Today we will focus on connections.

Chrome and Firefox to Distrust Symantec’s SSL Certificates by the End of 2018

Reissuing is required only for certificates issued before December 1, 2017 by Symantec, GeoTrust, RapidSSL, Thawte. There is plenty of time to reissue each affected certificate by the end of 2018.

Google Takes the Next Step Towards a More Secure (HTTPS) Web, SuperHosting.BG Also Moves on With AutoSSL

Google’s plan for a more secure web is still in progress as the key tool for its implementation is the Chrome Web Browser. The next phase of marking HTTP as non-secure web element has already started. As of October 2017 Google Chrome v.62 will display a Not Secure warning message in front of all HTTP pages containing forms no matter if their purpose is logging in, comments, feedback or other. 

Upcoming Changes in Web Security Standards

The reason for increase of web security next year is the HTTPS protocol. Since the beginning of 2017 some of the most used web browsers will warn users, when the connection with a website is not secure and goes through HTTP. This is why a lot of websites will move to HTTPS.