1. Computer Science Researchers Aim to Securely Encrypt Every Website

    November 18, 2014

    Computer science researchers, including Prof. J. Alex Halderman and CSE graduate student James Kasten have announced Let’s Encrypt, a free, automated, and open certificate authority that is intended to bring secure encryption to the entire web. Let’s Encrypt was developed with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Mozilla and will debut in summer 2015.

    [EECS website]