We are ocassionally writing down interesting bits about using, managing, and auditing your certificates.
Learn more about what our spot check is for and how to use it.
We have compiled all the information we could find so you can decide if Let’s Encrypt certificates are for you.
A detailed explanation of the results of our KeyChest spot checks.
We have analyzed status logs of Let's Encrypt production systems from January 2016 till September 2017 to understand the reliability of Let's Encrypt issuance and validation services.
Masaryk University has discovered a serious fault in RSA key generation inside Infineon security chips, which are used by tens of millions of devices and thousands of companies.
Web is 77% encrypted - great! The bad news is we regularly suffer from expired encryption keys.
Web encryption is a must but we don't realize that it regularly expires. If it does, it means loss of business, customers, and search engine ranking.
KeyChest finds new web services and lets you know before they break down due to expired encryption keys. It uses a database with over 6.5 billion entries to give you weekly reports as well as real time notifications. We believe that you at home, in small companies deserve the same or better than enterprises. Help KeyChest make a difference.
Computer security has become part of our everyday life - we all use internet and 77% of it is now encrypted. It became a necessary part of many businesses as users and customers notice. If you want to be visible on the internet, for people to find you on Google, you have to encrypt.
There's a downside to it - encryption keys may expire every 3 months. If it happens,
it means no one can visit or use your website - it is down. Within a second of expiry.
No warning, no exceptions.
Lights are out.
It means losing business, visitors, customers, and search engine ranking. A lot of that can be automated but things do break down. I, as many others, have learnt the hard way how easy it is to lose track of whether your company websites, email servers, or applications are still up and running.