Let's Encrypt: A Free, Automated, and Open CA

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Civic Hall - 2nd Floor

156 5th Avenue · New York, NY

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Josh Aas


Let's Encrypt: A Free, Automated, and Open CA

Note: WE ARE MEETING AT CIVIC HALL!! We'll need names, and you will need IDs. RSVP will open Wed Jan 6th, 2015, 4:30pm.

It's time for the Web security and privacy to take a big step forward by adopting encryption via TLS for all traffic. Let's Encrypt (letsencrypt.org (http://letsencrypt.org/)) is new free, automated, and open certificate authority created in order to help the Web take this step. This presentation will cover how Let's Encrypt works and why it works the way it does. We'll also talk a bit about how Let's Encrypt got started and plans for the future.

Join us afterwards at The Storehouse Pub where we'll continue the discussion over drinks and/or food. The Storehouse Pub is located at 69 W. 23rd Street.

Speaker Bio:
Josh Aas is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Internet Security Research Group, the organization behind Let's Encrypt. He is also a Senior Technology Strategist with Mozilla Corporation. In the past Josh worked on Firefox and Gecko in the areas of networking, security, media, and platform support. He lived in NYC for a number of years before moving to Minneapolis in 2013.