FOSSMeet 2019

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Understanding SSL Certificates generation and it's Process

Submitted by Amol Kahat (@amolkahat) on Monday, 14 January 2019

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Abstract

Everyone prefer to use https connection over http connection, most of them only know that site URL begins with https is the secure site and connection is encrypted by SSL certificates. Implementing SSL certificates in the website is quite easy but few knows about certificate generation and it’s request format, certificate type and it’s public, private key types. This process of certificate is also include the certificate life cycle and it’s working.

Outline

This session is more about understanding how SSL certificates are generated, how connection is get encrypted using this certificates, how to deploy authentic certificates in your site and understanding certificates checks. How certificate authorities like “Lets encrypt” works, etc.

Speaker bio

Amol Kahat is working with Red Hat India, Pvt. Ltd. Pune, Event host for Python Pune meetup, Open source contributor, Intestred in Crypto and security.

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