BEAST & Lucky Thirteen attacks said, “Prioritize RC4 cipher suite.” AlFBPPS attack said, “RC4 is old and crummy. CBC-mode would be better."
At the IETF 86 meeting in Orlando last week, there was a working group meeting discussing the operations of the Web PKI. At the previous IETF 85 meeting a birds-of-a-feather was held to discuss the purpose of having such a group.
The CA/Browser Forum SSL Baseline Requirements have been endorsed by Mozilla and have been included in their certificate authority (CA) certificate policy.
I was recently reminded by a couple of security researchers that SSL provides privacy, integrity and authenticity.