Experts Warning In Light Of Let’s Encrypt Revoked Certificates Incident

Following the news that Let’s Encrypt, a free-to-use non profit will begin revoking certain SSL/TLS certificates issued within the last 90 days which could impact millions of active Let’s Encrypt certificates.

Experts Comments

January 27, 2022
Shane Curran
CEO
Evervault

This highlights the benefits of a centralized approach to encryption. The news of certificates being revoked within 2 days can be a nightmare for already over-stretched security teams. 

The centralisation of encrypted data allows third-parties to proactively monitor for vulnerabilities like this and react quickly on their customers' behalf in order to keep their networks secure - ultimately, easing the burden.
 
Affected companies should immediately prioritise refreshing all LetsEncrypt
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This highlights the benefits of a centralized approach to encryption. The news of certificates being revoked within 2 days can be a nightmare for already over-stretched security teams. 

The centralisation of encrypted data allows third-parties to proactively monitor for vulnerabilities like this and react quickly on their customers' behalf in order to keep their networks secure - ultimately, easing the burden.
 
Affected companies should immediately prioritise refreshing all LetsEncrypt certificates to avoid any customer impact, irrespective of whether the certificate is one of those impacted.
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