Dozens of .gov HTTPS certs expire, webpages offline, FBI on ice, IT security slows...

Found on The Register on Friday, 11 January 2019
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According to internet services biz Netcraft, more than 80 TLS certificates used on .gov websites have expired and have not been renewed.

But other websites sport more recently lapsed certs like NASA's Rocket Test website, which expired on January 5, 2019. The Lawrence Berkeley Lab website, expired on January 8, 2019.

In some way, that shutdown may be actually good here because it shows that the renewal processes are not (within certain limits) automated, and that certificates could be signed for longer periods of time.