Encrypting the Internet with 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 2021 Projects

  • Rishabh Kumar
    Extend RFC-7427 Signature Authentication Support To IKEv2 With EDDSA Support
    The Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 2 can use arbitrary signature algorithms for authentication as described in RFC-7427. Currently, Libreswan...