Mark Darland is an information technology specialist with over a decade of experience in the civilian and military sectors. In addition to his work in software engineering and data analysis, Mark Darland has accumulated extensive experience as a Linux systems administrator.
The Linux Foundation Established to support the Linux development community at large and help companies and individuals alike navigate the ever-changing landscape of computer infrastructure. In response to industry concerns regarding data security, The Linux Foundation recently announced its partnership with the Internet Security Research Group to host the Let’s Encrypt project. Slated for launch in mid-2015, the Let’s Encrypt project is designed to provide website owners with a free, automated method of obtaining a security certificate. By simplifying the security certificate process and lowering barriers to encryption, the Let’s Encrypt project offers a simple and free method of protecting potentially sensitive data including usernames, passwords, account numbers, and other personal information. To stay up-to-date on the latest developments of the Let’s Encrypt project, visit letsencrypt.org.