A Step-by-Step Migration Guide to SHA-2 SSL Certificates

The end of SHA-1 SSL certificates is here – ahead of schedule. An upgrade to SHA-2 SSL certificates is necessary to maintain proper security, but do you know how to deploy this upgrade?  Entrust’s SHA-2 migration guide will help you plan and execute a successful SHA-2 migration to avoid extra costs, eliminate service disruptions and ensure compliance.

Your Bottom Line Is At Risk

Failure to upgrade to SHA-2 SSL certificates in a timely manner will result in end-users receiving security warnings and browsers not displaying content properly. This will cause users to leave websites, abandon transactions and have concerns about online privacy, identity theft and your brand’s focus on security.

Challenges of Moving to SHA-2

Entrust’s complimentary SHA-2 migration guide outlines the reasons and security implications behind the end-of-life for SHA-1 certificates. Learn the risks of continued use of the SHA-1 certificates, and gain technical and operational considerations to allow for a smooth transition to SHA-2 SSL certificates.

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THE FACTS ABOUT SHA-1 END-OF-LIFE

WHAT IS SHA-1?

SHA-1 cryptography – a key security component in the issuance and use of digital certificates. You’re now required to migrate to more secure SHA-2 certificates.

SERVICE DISRUPTIONS POSSIBLE

Failure to upgrade to SHA-2 SSL certificates in a timely manner will result in end-users receiving security warnings and browsers not displaying content properly.

YOUR BOTTOM LINE IS AT RISK

SHA-1 security warnings will likely lead customers and users to leave websites, abandon transactions and raise concerns over online privacy, identity theft and your brand’s focus on security.

CHALLENGES OF MOVING TO SHA-2

Learn the key milestones for certificate vendors, browser manufacturers and certificate users, as well as the risks of continued use of SHA-1 and gain technical and operational considerations for transitioning to SHA-2 SSL certificates.

IS THIS GUIDE FOR YOU?

Yes. This guide is intended for IT and security experts, CISOs, developers and SMBs alike. See how your current environment will be affected and how to migrate SSL certificates — quickly and cost-effectively — without compromising your security posture, risking operational outages or disrupting the customer experience.