Web browser security update
The Treasury Board Secretariat and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) have recommended that the Government of Canada update its security protocols for all its websites. In order to keep our servers and software up-to-date and secure, on August 28, 2019, we will support browser versions that support Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 and above.
Check the SSL/TLS capabilities of your browser.
If your browser is not up to date
If you are using a recent version of a major web browser, you will not encounter any issues when accessing our website.
Newer browsers use current versions of the security protocol to keep your personal information safe. If you are using an older browser that is missing those critical security features, you will be unable to access our website and might see one of the following messages when attempting to log on:
- Page Can’t Be Displayed
- Cannot Establish a Secure Connection
- Page Not Available
When you upgrade your browser, the issue will automatically be resolved.
ECCC does not endorse the views or commercial products promoted on other sites. If your computer has firewalls or other security systems in place, this may affect the ability to update your browser.
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