This Month in SSL: June 2015

June 26, 2015 Mark Santamaria

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series.

SSL & Encryption News

  • Several services and organizations announced intentions to move their sites over to HTTPS. The White House announced that all federal agencies need to move public-facing sites to HTTPS by the end of 2016. Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, said they will make the move sometime this summer. Reddit announced they would do it by June 29, 2015. Wikipedia announced they would begin the move immediately.
  • Facebook notified app developers that as of October 1, they will no longer support SHA-1 apps.

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