Guest post by Hackrfi: Why does one buy commercial certificates, and another ends up with Let’s Encrypt?

“The danger from the viewpoint of the organization and IT is that when you have the hammer in your hand the business and infra start to look like mere nails”

The Let’s Encrypt DV certificates still give rise to discussions. Last month we wrote about answering the customer’s question “Can you tell us why we should use you and Entrust when we get certs free of charge e.g. from Let’s Encrypt?”. This time the subject is reviewed by one of the top professionals in IT security. Thomas Malmberg has written this article from the viewpoint of Hackrfi Ltd. but I have met him the first time in 2012 when he was working as the IT Security Manager for the Aktia bank. We have since kept contact and I have the pleasure of exchanging ideas with him about data security especially in the financial world at our annual lunch meeting. Thomas’s position as the CEO of both Mintsecurity and Hackrfi gives him a special vantage point. Let us give the stage to Thomas!

Thomas Malmberg, Hackrfi Ltd., Mintsecurity Ltd.
Continue reading “Guest post by Hackrfi: Why does one buy commercial certificates, and another ends up with Let’s Encrypt?”