MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2017

Current issues in SSL and TLS

Rajiv Aaron Manglani

Jan/18 Wed 05:00PM-07:00PM 4-237

Enrollment: Unlimited: Advance sign-up required
Sign-up by 01/18
Prereq: Familiarity with HTTP and TLS.

SSL and TLS are the protocols which provide the foundation for securing internet traffic. We will explore current topics and issues facing the industry including SHA-1 to SHA-2 certificate migrations, ECDSA, post-quantum cryptography, Certificate Transparency, OCSP and Stapling, HTTP/2, free DV certificates from Let's Encrypt, and TLS 1.3.

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Sponsor(s): Student Information Processing Board
Contact: Rajiv Aaron Manglani,