Today, the encryption initiative, ‘Let’s Encrypt’, finally leaves beta. Josh Aas, ISRG Executive Director says “we set out to encrypt 100 percent of the Web. We’re excited to be off to a strong start, and with so much support across the industry”. If you are wondering what he means, please know that big players such as Cisco, Akamai, HP, Mozilla, Google, and Facebook are sponsoring it. But what exactly is Let’s Encrypt?