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Amazon introduces new open-source TLS implementation 's2n'

Unless you haven't been on the net for a year, you know Transport Layer Security/Secure Socket Layer (TLS/SSL) software, such as OpenSSL, have had numerous serious security problems. Now, Amazon, is introducing a new TLS implementation: "Signal to noise," s2n.
Stephen Schmidt, Amazon's VP of security engineering, said that Amazon, the number one online retailer in the Americas, uses strong encryption not just on its eponymous sales site, but on its cloud services as well. The multiple OpenSSL problems, such as Heartbleed, Freak, and Logjam, have led to "time-consuming operational events, such as software upgrades and certificate rotations."

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