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Internet Security - TLS and Beyond


Nisheed Meethal


Role of TLS in Cyber Security. The talk covers common fellacies, best practices and guidelines around TLS usage and implementations. The future of TLS with the evolution of Quantum computing as well as advanced persistent threats.
The advanced part of the session discusses the CA-less TLS system evaluations and automated systems like “Let’s Encrypt”.
While this talk gives you everything about the SSL/TLS system, it has targeted contents for the website administrators as well. The reasoning and philosophy behind the driving principles give you enough knowledge to take architectural decisions as well as understand and troubleshoot various technical issues.


TLS Communication
Certificate lifecycle and role of CA
OpenSSL - Library and CLI
Chain of trust
Trust stores
CA-less architecture POCs
TLS automations


internet security enthusiast.

Speaker bio

CISSP certified professional with 17years of experience. Worked for Yahoo, Dreamworks before.
Currently Staff Engineer at Site Reliability Engineering, Intuit India