ExpeditedSSL vs Let's Encrypt

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ExpeditedSSL vs Let's Encrypt: What are the differences?

Developers describe ExpeditedSSL as "The Fastest, easiest way to add SSL to your Heroku + AWS Apps". Stop pouring through MAN pages and outdated blog posts that don't take into account new requirements. With our add-on, you can go from install to confirmed installation in as little as twenty minutes: using nothing but your browser. On the other hand, Let's Encrypt is detailed as "A free, automated, and open Certificate Authority (CA)". Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).

ExpeditedSSL and Let's Encrypt can be categorized as "Security" tools.

"It saved my ass" is the primary reason why developers consider ExpeditedSSL over the competitors, whereas "Open Source SSL" was stated as the key factor in picking Let's Encrypt.

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Pros of ExpeditedSSL
Pros of Let's Encrypt
  • 4
    It saved my ass
  • 2
    Secured our website with SSL in a with a few clicks
  • 46
    Open Source SSL
  • 29
    Simple setup
  • 9
    Free
  • 9
    Microservices
  • 0
    Easy ssl certificates

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What is ExpeditedSSL?

Stop pouring through MAN pages and outdated blog posts that don't take into account new requirements. With our add-on, you can go from install to confirmed installation in as little as twenty minutes: using nothing but your browser.

What is Let's Encrypt?

It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).

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What are some alternatives to ExpeditedSSL and Let's Encrypt?
OpenSSL
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
Ensighten
Ensighten is a comprehensive website security company, offering next generation compliance, enforcement and client-side protection against data loss, ad injection and intrusion.
Spring Security
It is a framework that focuses on providing both authentication and authorization to Java applications. The real power of Spring Security is found in how easily it can be extended to meet custom requirements.
Authy
We make the best rated Two-Factor Authentication smartphone app for consumers, a Rest API for developers and a strong authentication platform for the enterprise.
Sqreen
Sqreen is a security platform that helps engineering team protect their web applications, API and micro-services in real-time. The solution installs with a simple application library and doesn't require engineering resources to operate. Security anomalies triggered are reported with technical context to help engineers fix the code. Ops team can assess the impact of attacks and monitor suspicious user accounts involved.
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How developers use ExpeditedSSL and Let's Encrypt
Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses
Let's Encrypt

The first certs we got issued were EV SSL certificates from Comodo, but we later decided that we do not want to support the whole CA-thing anymore as they constantly get abused and take tremendous amounts of cash in exchange, so we work with Let's Encrypt since over a year.

API Panda uses
Let's Encrypt

The Let’s Encrypt Client is a fully-featured, extensible client for the Let’s Encrypt CA (or any other CA that speaks the ACME protocol) that can automate the tasks of obtaining certificates and configuring webservers to use them.

Climate CoLab uses
Let's Encrypt

We use Let's Encrypt to easily set up TLS certificates on our servers - for free and completely automated.

Sud Web uses
Let's Encrypt

We use LetsEncrypt to auto-generate SSL Certificates to serve our website with https.

Hund uses
Let's Encrypt

Automated securing of custom client domains.