Josh Aas

Let's Encrypt

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.

Let's Encrypt: A Free, Automated, and Open Certificate Authority

It's time for security and privacy on the Web to take a big step forward by adopting encryption via TLS for all traffic. Let's Encrypt ( is a new free, automated, and open certificate authority created in order to help the Web take this step. This talk will cover how Let's Encrypt works and why it works the way it does.

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