Building Trust in Open Networks

Ingela Andin


TLS (Transport Layer Security previous known as SSL) is used widely to accomplish privacy, integrity and authenticity over open networks. This talk focuses on the authenticity part and the challenges, tradeoffs and pitfalls we faced in the Erlang/OTP team implementing and testing this functionality providing it for a wide range of users in many different business areas.

Key Takeaways:

  • Better understanding of the certificates used for TLS authenticity and how to use it in Erlang.

Target Audience:

  • Anyone that needs to deal with network security, especially those using TLS and x509-certificates.

Trust is challenging