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Take action before September 30, 2021 to avoid problems

TL;DRFor TLS certificates issued by Let’s Encrypt, the root certificate (DST Root CA X3) in the default chain expires on September 30, 2021. Due to their unique approach, the expired certificate will continue to be part of the certificate chain till 2024. This affects OpenSSL 1.0.2k …

0th Root Secure Network

Authenticity of TLS certificate issued by a Public CA is no longer sufficient

In TLS — Transport Layer Security, the client establishes a connection with the server and negotiates a TLS session to ensure confidentiality of the communication. However, this confidentiality is not guaranteed if the server is not verified.

While one may decide to use TLS to ensure the connection is encrypted…


A look at the newer version of TLS protocol and updates to its predecessor

When a new version of software is released, it could be to patch security vulnerabilities, fix bugs, provide new features and enhancements. Similarly, every few years newer versions of protocols are released. These newer versions largely retain the same goals but incorporate new requirements and challenges.

Some protocols such as…

What it takes to run your own CA

Certificate Authorities (CA) are those who manage one or more root certificates securely, that are used directly or indirectly for the signing of certificate requests. The private key corresponding to root certificates are safe guarded to ensure the integrity of the signing process and issued certificates. There are Certificate Authorities…

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