[CentOS] https and self signed
Walter.H at mathemainzel.info
Thu Jun 16 18:50:22 UTC 2016
On 16.06.2016 20:09, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 06/16/2016 10:53 AM, Walter H. wrote:
>> lets encrypt only trusts for 3 months; would you really except in an
>> onlineshop, someone trusts this shop?
>> let us think something like this: "when the CA only trusts for 3
>> months, how should I trust for a longer period
>> which is important for warranty ..."
> I doubt that most users check the dates on SSL certificates, unless
> they are familiar enough with TLS to understand that a shorter
> validity period is better for security.
technically there is more: not the user needs to check the dates a SSL
certificate is valid;
just compare it with real life: which salesman would you trust more -
the one that gets a new car every few years,
which has the same advertisings on it and maybe has the same color, or
the other one that gets nearly every month
a new car, which looks totally different, other color and other
advertisings on it?
(and its not a car dealer)
the same its with SSL certificates; so you have to find the golden
middle way, as long as enough without loosing the security
and not too short to prevent not to get trust;
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