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Monday, July 13, 2015

Amazon Open Source Cryptographic Module

Amazon Releases Open Source Cryptographic Module

Joab Jackson | June 30, 2015

Potentially saving the world from another online security disaster like last year’s Heartbleed, Amazon Web Services has released as open source a cryptographic module for securing sensitive data passing over the Internet.

The software, s2n, is a new implementation of Transport Layer Security (TLS), a protocol for encrypting data. TLS is the successor of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), both of which AWS uses to secure most of its services.

<more at; related link: (AWS CloudHSM)>

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