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Full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security and Secure Sockets Layer protocols
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What is 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.
OpenSSL is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenSSL?

4066 companies reportedly use OpenSSL in their tech stacks, including Bitbucket, Switchfly, and ThriveHive.

570 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenSSL.

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OpenSSL's Features

  • Robust
  • Commercial-grade
  • Transport Layer Security
  • General-purpose cryptography library

OpenSSL Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenSSL?
Let's Encrypt
It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
The leading cybersecurity solution providing client-side protection against data loss, journey hijacking and intrusion while enhancing website performance. Assess and monitor privacy risk to protect against malicious JavaScript attacks.
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.
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 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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OpenSSL's Followers
487 developers follow OpenSSL to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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