[Members] 15% of s2s is now encrypted.

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Mon Mar 10 13:47:30 UTC 2014


On 10 March 2014 13:24, Simon Tennant <simon at buddycloud.com> wrote:

> @kev: you are right: sites not traffic.
>
>
No, sites on IM observatory; that's a mostly self-selecting set, so I would
assume the figure is substantially higher than the actual figure.

One way of putting is is that 15% of the domains on the open internet that
people who care about security are interested in have deployed solid
encryption. Which is a bit of a mouthful.


> My reading of the stats page is that 15% of sites will drop the connection
> unless they can successfully STARTTLS with the remote endpoint. I'm
> presuming the number that offer encryption (but not insist on it) is higher
> than this.
>
> @thijs - can you tell us how many force it?
>
> S.
>
>
> On 10 March 2014 14:05, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 1:01 PM, Simon Tennant <simon at buddycloud.com>
>> wrote:
>> > In case you hadn't noticed, a significant milestone was passed this
>> weekend:
>> > 15% of s2s traffic is now encrypted.
>>
>> This is good news, but we should probably be clear that the statistic
>> is /not/ that 15% of S2S traffic is encrypted. It's that 15% of the
>> servers the observatory monitors offer encryption for S2S.
>>
>> /K
>>
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