Microsoft to Disable TLS 1.0 and 1.1 Next Month

Microsoft has announced that TLS 1.0 and 1.1 would be disabled by default in Internet Explorer and EdgeHTML next month, after the company previously delayed the target date due to the pandemic.

The company revealed in October 2018 that it wanted to disable old-school TLS in its own browsers in the first half of 2020, but the debut of the pandemic eventually led to a delay in order to allow the organizations to prepare for the transition to newer TLS.

Worth knowing, however, is that TLS 1.0 and 1.1 support wouldn’t be dropped but only disabled by default, so if your organization still uses these versions, IT admins can easily enable it back with a dedicated Group Policy.

“We are updating the timeframe for disabling TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 by default for Internet Explorer and EdgeHTML, the rendering engine for the WebView control. TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 will be disabled by default for both starting September 13, 2022. Organizations that wish to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 … (read more)
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