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Maximum HTTPS certificate lifetime to be 1 year soon

Earlier this week at the CA/Browser Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia (and later officially), Apple has announced that starting September 1st, maximum TLS certificate lifetime in Safari (and probably in the whole macOS and iOS and all apps) will be just 1 year, 398 days exactly. That's very good news. But why?

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Disable TLS 1.0 & 1.1 today

Microsoft, Google, Apple & Mozilla announced yesterday that they're removing TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 protocols from Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Safari & Firefox browsers in the beginning middle of 2020. Your visitors most probably don't use them already so you can disable them in your server configs today. But let's verify that first using the “Handshake Simulation” tool available in the SSL Labs Server Test.

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