Lets Encrypt

Let's Encrypt

In 2016, I attended a conference and learned about HTTPS and certification from Jeff Hodges. Jeff helped launch Let’s Encrypt, with backing from Mozilla and EFF to make a free, non-profit Certificate Authority. I used Let’s Encrypt to get a certificate for this site’s domain. (You can see the HTTPS on the search bar right!) First a few definitions: Certificate Authority - Entity that issues digital certificates. It acts as a trusted third party for the owner of the certificate and the party using the certificate.
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