All publicly trusted SSL Certificates issued to internal names and reserved IP addresses will expire by November 1, 2015. In November 2011 the CA/Browser Forum (CA/B) adopted Baseline Requirements for the Issuance and Management of Publicly-Trusted Certificates, which took effect on July 1, 2012.
Google’s Chrome Web browser will be updating its requirements and phasing out support for older SSL encryption algorithms (SHA-1) expiring after Dec. 31, 2015. This change may affect websites with SHA-1 certifications. The following godaddy.com article will bring you up to date on the details, and give instructions on how to get a replacement certification with the new SHA-2 encryption. […]