Entrust has been working since 2010 to educate our customers on the migration away from 1024-bit RSA keys. We updated our policy in 2011 and summarized the status in 2013. Entrust has implemented migration and do not issue any RSA certificates less than 2048-bit keys and have discussed continued issuance using our 1024-bit root.
Google has indicated that it will use strong HTTPS as a signal in their search ranking algorithms. This means that websites should consider using SSL to increase search engine optimization (SEO). Google recently invested in having their “services use industry-leading security, like strong HTTPS encryption by default.” This gives the browser user a secure connection when using a Google service.August 12, 2014 in SSL