Tags: Let's Encrypt

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Jim Zemlin
Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin described how the role of the foundation is to create sustainable commercial ecosystems around open source projects in his talk at Open Source Leadership Summit 2017.

How The Linux Foundation is Advancing Next-Gen Internet Infrastructure

The breadth of the The Linux Foundation (affectionately known as The LF) is often overlooked due to its eponymous name. However, what may not be apparent to the layman is that The LF is providing a true foundation for the next generation of Internet infrastructure by cultivating the biggest shared...
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Let's Encrypt
We’re incredibly close to a Web that is more encrypted than not, says Josh Aas in this update from the Let’s Encrypt project.

3 Lessons in Web Encryption from Let’s Encrypt

As exciting as 2016 was for encryption on the Web, 2017 seems set to be an even more incredible year. Much of the infrastructure and many of the plans necessary for a 100 percent  encrypted Web really solidified in 2016, and the Web will reap the rewards in 2017. Let’s Encrypt is proud to have been...
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Open Source Server Simplifies HTTPS, Security Certificates

Forget expired TLS certificates; the lightweight Caddy web server handles Let's Encrypt certificates and redirects HTTP traffic by default. For administrators seeking an easier method to turn on HTTPS for their websites, there is Caddy, an open source web server that automatically sets up security...
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Josh Aas
Josh Aas of Let's Encrypt explains how the Achilles heel of managing web encryption is not encryption itself, but authentication, which requires trusted third parties, and secure mechanisms for managing the trust chain.

The Urgency of Protecting Your Online Data With Let's Encrypt

We understand that online security is a necessity, so why is only 48.5% of online traffic encrypted? Josh Aas, co-founder of Let's Encrypt, gives us a simple answer: it's too difficult. So what do we do about it? Aas has answers for that as well in his LinuxCon North America presentation. Aas...
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Let's Automate Let's Encrypt

HTTPS is a small island of security in this insecure world, and in this day and age, there is absolutely no reason not to have it on every Web site you host. Up until last year, there was just a single last excuse: purchasing certificates was kind of pricey. That probably was not a big deal for...
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Let's Encrypt
Let’s Encrypt -- which provides free, automated, and open SSL certificates to more than 13 million fully qualified domain names -- was awarded a grant from The Ford Foundation as part of its efforts to financially support its growing operations.

Let’s Encrypt and The Ford Foundation Aim To Create a More Inclusive Web

Let’s Encrypt was awarded a grant from The Ford Foundation as part of its efforts to financially support its growing operations. This is the first grant that has been awarded to the young nonprofit, a Linux Foundation project which provides free, automated and open SSL certificates to more than 13...
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“We want every server on the Internet to have a certificate,” said Josh Aas, speaking about the Let’s Encrypt project at LinuxCon North America.

Let's Encrypt: Every Server on the Internet Should Have a Certificate

The web is not secure. As of August 2016, only 45.5 percent of Firefox page loads are HTTPS, according to Josh Aas, co-founder and executive director of Internet Security Research Group. This number should be 100 percent, he said in his talk called “Let’s Encrypt: A Free, Automated, and Open...
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Let's Encrypt: Why Create a Free, Automated, and Open CA?

During the summer of 2012, Eric Rescorla and I decided to start a Certificate Authority (CA). A CA acts as a third-party to issue digital certificates, which certify public keys for certificate holders. The free, automated, and open CA we envisioned, which came to be called Let's Encrypt, has been...
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Set up SSL Certificates in 5 Minutes Using Let's Encrypt

Let's Encrypt simplifies the process of installing SSL certificates and allows you to set up a free SSL certificate on your Web site in just a few minutes.
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Web browsers shriek scary SSL alerts and try to save us from ourselves. Learn what you can do about it.

Quieting Scary Web Browser SSL Alerts

The entire Internet depends on OpenSSL to secure sensitive transactions, but until the Linux Foundation launched the Core Infrastructure Initiative to support crucial infrastructure projects, it was supported by a small underfunded team with only one paid developer. This is not good for an...
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