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Certificate Warning - MISB Protected Web site

When attempting to access the MISB Protected Web site from a non-DoD network, you may experience certificate warnings depending on which web browser you are using. This is caused by your computer not recognizing the DoD PKI Root Certificate Authority, which is the issuer for the SSL certificate used by the GWG and MISB Protected web sites. Refer to the following instructions appropriate to your web browser to eliminate the warnings.

Internet Explorer, Safari or Google Chrome (Windows)

Download the following certificate file and save to your hard drive. Right click on the file, and choose "Install Certificate". In the Certificate Import Wizard, on the Certificate Store page, choose "Place all certificates in the following store" and press the Browse... button to choose the "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" folder. When the wizard is completed, close and then reopen your web browser. The certificate warning should no longer occur.

DoD PKI Root CA 2 Certificate

Firefox

When you see the following warning banner, click the "I Understand the Risks" link. Then, press the Add Exception..." button. On the next window, press the "Confirm Security Exception" button, ensuring that the "Permanently store this exception" box is checked. At this point your browser is configured to trust the MISB Protected Web site certificate.

Safari (Macintosh)

When you see the following warning banner, press the "Show Certificate" button. Check the box Always trust "www.gwg.nga.mil" when connecting to "www.gwg.nga.mil." Then, press the Continue button. At this point your browser is configured to trust the MISB Protected Web site certificate.