Let’s Encrypt initiative takes first ssl certificate in use




Let’s Encrypt, which includes civil rights movement EFF behind it, has its first SSL certificate into use. The certificate is used for secure connection of a hello world page of the initiative, but it must be installed manually.

Visitors should it ISRG -root- certificate import still himself to the Hello World to achieve encrypted page, Let’s Encrypt has not yet been added as a certificate authority in browsers. In a month the license shall be automatically validated by all browsers, if IdenTrust certificates Let’s Encrypt goes cross signen. The project aims on Nov. like month of wide availability. On Tuesday Let’s Encrypt before an application for inclusion in the apple root data, Mozilla, Google and Microsoft filed.

Let’s Encrypt is part of the Encrypt the Web initiative of the EFF to each site via https approachable. The service will provide free SSL certificates and make it easier to use them. The EFF is working with Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, IdenTrust and researchers from the University of Michigan.

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