Presentation – “Encrypt and Protect your Moodle site for free” using Let’s Encrypt by @moorejon

July 7th, 2016

Jonathan Moore, Founder at Elearning Consultancy, has shared a presentation about Encrypting and Protecting your Moodle site for free by using Let’s Encrypt.

Generally, the security certificates are very expensive and complicate to install. However, Let’s Encrypt the new certificate authority provides Free, Automated and Open certificates. They are offering free Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TSL)Certificates and the best thing about that is the process is automated installation process.

Now, you may ask “Why I should encrypt my site”? So here is the answer for that:

  • Protect User’s Login credentials
  • Protect confidential information stored on your site
  • Safe access indicator in browsers

If you are ready to protect your site, then check out the presentation by Jonathan below:

About Let’s Encrypt (from Wikipedia):

Let’s Encrypt is a certificate authority that launched on April 12, 2016 that provides free X.509 certificates for Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption via an automated process designed to eliminate the current complex process of manual creation, validation, signing, installation, and renewal of certificates for secure websites.

Have you ever used any safety certificate (SSL/TSL) for your Moodle site? How was your experience with that in terms of installing and maintaining? Share with us in the comments below.