From August 19th 2020, SECTIGO issues SSL certificates with a maximum lifetime of 398 days (13 months) as specified by CA/Browser consortium. SSL certificates with a longer lifetime must be re-issued annually (free of charge). You'll receive reminders via e-mail. SSL certificates issued before August 19th 2020 remain valid until their planned expiry date. Code Signing & S/MIME certificates are not affected and remain valid until their planned expiry date.

Jul 26th HTTPS 80% FASTER THAN HTTP

Juli 2016. Internationally known security expert Troy Hunt releases report about loading times for https versus http. The results are exciting. You can try it out with the live demo: https://www.httpvshttps.com/. Learn more how to achieve the incredible performance improvement for your site: a MUST READ for every webmaster and security ... Read More »

Feb 15th NEWS ABOUT CERTIFICATE TRANSPARENCY (CT)

All RapidSSL certs issued after 1. March 2016 will support Certificate Transparency (CT) by default. Older certificates can be re-issued free of charge via GeoTrust User-Portal.

Nov 25th IMPORTANT NEWS about SHA-1 / SHA-256 - Google Rankings, etc.

Are you still using a SHA-1 certificate? - Get a new SHA-256 certificate for free!SHA-1 will be deprecated very soon. To speed up the transition to new more secure algorithms, Google will make changes to the user interface in Google Chrome 39. Websites using SHA-256 certificates will be preferred by Google search engine.  These changes will be ... Read More »