Transitioning to ISRG’s Root – Let’s Encrypt

On July 8, 2019, we will change the default intermediate certificate we provide via ACME. Most subscribers don’t need to do anything. Subscribers who support very old TLS/SSL clients may want to manually configure the older intermediate to increase backwards compatibility. Since Let’s Encrypt launched, our certificates have been trusted Continue Reading

The ACME Protocol is an IETF Standard – Let’s Encrypt

It has long been a dream of ours for there to be a standardized protocol for certificate issuance and management. That dream has become a reality now that the IETF has standardized the ACME protocol as RFC 8555. I’d like to thank everyone involved in that effort, including Let’s Encrypt Continue Reading

Facebook expands support for Let’s Encrypt – Let’s Encrypt

We’re excited that Facebook is supporting our work through a three-year Platinum sponsorship! We asked them to share their thoughts on HTTPS adoption here. Please join us in thanking Facebook for their support of Let’s Encrypt and our mission to encrypt the Web! – Josh Aas, Executive Director, ISRG / Continue Reading

Let’s Encrypt Root Trusted By All Major Root Programs – Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a free SSL Certificate available and integrated with Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server Plesk and Cloud Server cPanel. More details on Let’s Encrypt. Contact us to find out our latest offers! As of the end of July 2018, the Let’s Encrypt root, ISRG Root X1, is directly Continue Reading

Engineering deep dive: Encoding of SCTs in certificates – Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a free SSL Certificate available and integrated with Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server Plesk and Cloud Server cPanel. More details on Let’s Encrypt. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Let’s Encrypt recently launched SCT embedding in certificates. This feature allows browsers to check that a Continue Reading

Looking Forward to 2018

Let’s Encrypt is a free SSL Certificate available and integrated with Cloud Server Webuzo, Cloud Server Plesk and Cloud Server cPanel. More details on Let’s Encrypt. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Let’s Encrypt had a great year in 2017. We more than doubled the number of active Continue Reading

Wildcard Certificates Coming January 2018

Let’s Encrypt will begin issuing wildcard certificates in January of 2018. Wildcard certificates are a commonly requested feature and we understand that there are some use cases where they make HTTPS deployment easier. Our hope is that offering wildcards will help to accelerate the Web’s progress towards 100% HTTPS. Let’s Continue Reading

Milestone: 100 Million Certificates Issued

Let’s Encrypt has reached a milestone: we’ve now issued more than 100,000,000 certificates. This number reflects at least a few things: First, it illustrates the strong demand for our services. We’d like to thank all of the sysadmins, web developers, and everyone else managing servers for prioritizing protecting your visitors Continue Reading

ACME v2 API Endpoint Coming January 2018

Let’s Encrypt will add support for the IETF-standardized ACME v2 protocol in January of 2018. We will be adding a new ACME v2 API endpoint alongside our existing ACME v1 protocol API endpoint. We are not setting an end-of-life date for our ACME v1 API at this time, though we Continue Reading

OVH Renews Platinum Sponsorship of Let’s Encrypt

We’re pleased to announce that OVH has renewed their support for Let’s Encrypt as a Platinum sponsor for the next three years. OVH’s strong support for Let’s Encrypt will go a long way towards creating a more secure and privacy-respecting Web. OVH initially got in touch with Let’s Encrypt to Continue Reading

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