The enforcement of HTTPS by web browsers has introduced the pain of certificate management to small and medium businesses. My rules of thumb to make your life much easier.
Those who have been with us for a while may know that we change the cloud provider to Digital Ocean in January. At the same time, we started experimenting with HA database cluster. And we learnt a lot.
If all current encryption were suddenly broken, that would be the end of it for encryption as we know it. With one exception - one-time pad. One-time pad is a provably secure encryption that can’t be broken, but it has practical difficulties - it requires keys as long as the data.
It is not so hypothetical question as ROCA attack gave as a taste of that in Autumn 2017. A lot of stuff was happening behind the scenes and I believe there are many enterprises yet to realise some important vulnerabilities (e.g., encrypted documents without proper protection).