As some of you may already know, in September Incapsula began the process of replacing all SHA-1 SSL certificates with the more secure SHA-2 version. This transition is on schedule and will be completed within the following week. In addition, all new SSL certificates issued by Incapsula will use the SHA-2 algorithm.
Our decision to discontinue SHA-1 support is in line with the industry trend, which acknowledges the potential weakness of the SHA-1 cryptographic algorithm.
In November 2013 Microsoft was the first to announce its timetable for phasing out SHA-1 certificates. According to this timetable, MSN platforms will stop supporting SHA-1 as of January 1, 2017.
More recently, Google and Mozilla announced that their browsers will no longer trust SHA-1 encrypted SSL certificates with expiration dates past December 31, 2016...Read more »