Learn about the web browsers that Mimecast supports for the Secure Messaging Portal.
Version 9 and later
While Internet Explorer 8 should work, you may experience some issues and this version is not supported by Mimecast.
Internet Explorer 8 with the Chrome Frames add-on is not supported.
|Google Chrome||Latest version|
|Safari||Version 6 and later|
How is the connection from my browser secured?
The Secure Messaging Portal is accessed using HTTPS and uses a SSL certificate with a 2048 bit RSA key, issued by Verisign.
What protocols are supported?
The Secure Messaging Portal will accept connections using TLS v1.0, TLS v1.1, TLS v1.2.
SSL v3 connections are no longer accepted.
What Ciphers are supported?
The Secure Messaging Portal supports several industry standard strong cipher suites with a minimum key length of 128 bits. The table below represents a list of the main un-supported suites.
|Anonymous Diffie-Hellman (ADH) suites||Provides no authentication|
|NULL cipher suites||Provides no encryption|
|EXPORT cipher suites||Uses trivial encryption|
|WEAK cipher suites||Typically less than 128 bit|