Encrypting the internet using IKE and IPsec

Libreswan implements the IKE and IPsec standards for VPN. These standards have been created and are still maintained at the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in the IPsecME Working Group. Libreswan is used as a remote access VPN as well as cloud encryption. It is known for its goal of Opportunistic Encryption which aims to encrypt the entire internet by default.

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The Libreswan Project 2017 Projects

  • Mayank Totale
    Implement TCP Encapsulation of IKE and IPsec Packets
    Currently, the IKE and IPsec use UDP encapsulation whenever faced with NAT gateways which do not allow ESP or IKE packets. But some NAT rules even...
  • Sahana Prasad
    RFC-7427 Signature Authentication support to IKEv2 for Libreswan
    Currently in IKEv2 , signature based authentication is per algorithm i.e., there is one for RSA digital signatures, one for DSS digital signatures...