Can I increase the Key Exchange and Cipher Strength I'm using for a 100% score on SSLabs?

Sorry I'm late with my reply...
[And most of the conversation is mostly over now]

But I have to say: Encryption is NOT security.
It can be used to secure things, but the security a typical site really needs is not found anywhere near the certificate being used.

Here is a somewhat watered down analogy:
You spend $1000 on a super secure lock for your front door.
But the hinges on the front door are on the outside of the house, most of your windows are easy to open (from the outside) and the garage door opener is 15 years old and matches a few others in the neighborhood.. Oh, yes, the back sliding door doesn't really work well and is usually left slightly open for the old cat/dog to get in and out.
Exactly how much of a security improvement does that $1000 lock make?


And where do you live? :slightly_smiling_face:


A classic and picturesque version of @rg305's observation:

Using encryption on the Internet is the equivalent of arranging an armored car to deliver credit card information from someone living in a cardboard box to someone living on a park bench. — Gene Spafford

(There are other slight variants often quoted; I'm not sure this version is the most authentic one.)


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