Free SSL Certificates for Everyone!

LetsEncrypt a project developed by the Internet Security Research Group is now offering fully automated SSL certificates for free. If your new to certificates or never really understood what the “s” in HTTPS did, heres a quick explainer. HTTPS allows your browser to do a SSL connection with the webserver that the website runs on. This certificate is handed to your browser to verify through some complicated means that it is in fact the server you are trying to reach. Once the servers identity is verified keys are exchanged and used to encrypt the traffic. Some other benefits of using …

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