The CA/Browser (CAB) Forum is a voluntary organization of leading certification authorities (CAs) and vendors of Internet browser software and other applications. CAB has modify the principle of renew of all SSL certificates from 5 years to 4 years, it means that any certificate purchase after 13th June, 2012 will be given validity of only 4 years and not for 5 or 6 years. This rule will be applied to every Certificate authority from 1st July, 2012.
DigiCert, GeoTrust, Thawte & RapidSSL have declared that 5 year SSL certificates will no longer be open for purchase after June, 2012 in SSL Industry. Any user wants to renew his SSL certificate for 5 years than he has to apply before 13th June, 2012. This rule will apply also on SAN certificate and wildcard certificate. So user who wants to renew certificate before June, 2012 may get awesome discount with longer availability of certificate.
For that enterprise who wishes to wrap itself with security seal than it is the fabulous age to gain the advantage of 5 year validity certificate before June, 2012 with a huge discount offered by SSL providers. Now SSL is not a necessity but becomes life essence of online business and day after day significance of SSL will be established by numerous enterprises that are for sure.