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.

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.