TLS Deadline Approaching

The PCI Security Council mandates the removal of SSL v3.0 and TLS v1.0 encryption (and associated “old” Ciphers) from all payment environments by June 30, 2018.

What is TLS 1.0?

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is the most widely deployed security protocol used today. There are currently three versions in use today: TLS 1.0, 1.1, 1.2. TLS 1.0 originated in 1999 as a replacement for SSL V3 and is now being depreciated globally. 

Internet browser sessions, as well as API connections, utilize TLS to ensure data integrity and confidentiality.

What actions need to be taken?

The following actions need to be taken prior to June 30, 2018 in order to ensure that browsers and API’s do not have any interruptions in connectivity with our sites or systems.

  • Ensure that Browsers have TLS 1.0 disabled and that you are using a compatible browser

  • Ensure that any API’s used are built on a compatible platform

  • Contact your POS Vendor