In a few weeks all users who are signed into Google Account will use search solution over SSL certificate with protocol: https://www.google.com.
SSL certificate is rising on-line security. Now, even search terms and search results will be encrypted and secured from being intercepted by a third party. It is especially important when Internet access is offered by free hotspots, unknown providers etc.
Users who are not signed into a Google Account may also use the https:// protocol. It will not work automatically. The "s" has to be typed into the URL address.
Google uses Thawte SSL certificates. See details at Google Support.
Sectigo, formerly known as Comodo CA, is entering the next phase of its transition: it’s replacing Comodo CA roots with USERTrust roots on January 14, 2019. Why it happens and what it will mean to Sectigo customers?
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a 99-article regulation meant to protect the private data of Europeans in IT systems. Announced in 2016, covers a broad variety of topics and will go into effect as a requirement on May 25, 2018. GDPR applies to any company doing business in Europe even if it is located elsewhere.
In November this year we wrote about the need to replace SSL certificates issued by Symantec Group. Find out the dates when you need to re-issue your certificates.