A number of factors are driving the elimination of SHA-1, ranging from compliance with U.
The widespread adoption of SHA-1 by systems requiring hashing functions will contribute to the difficulty of SHA-2 adoption.
It's very important to migrate away from SHA-1 in a timely manner, as this hash standard is getting easier to break," said Ivan Ristic, director of Application Security Research at Qualys, in charge of SSL Labs.
November 2014: SHA-1 SSL certificates expiring any time in 2017 will show a warning (via a change in the domain name display) in Google Chrome.
December 2014: SHA-1 SSL certificates expiring after June 1, 2016 will show a warning (via a change in the domain name display) in Google Chrome indicated by a yellow triangle.
January 2015 : SHA-1 SSL certificates expiring any time in 2016 will show a warning in Google Chrome.
January 1, 2016: CAs must stop issuing new SHA-1 SSL and code-signing certificates.
As companies assess recent concerns with the security of SHA-1
, SafeNet has already implemented the stronger SHA-256 algorithms into many of our products," said Henk Pruim, Vice President and General Manager for SafeNet's OEM/Networking Business Unit.