Encryption and security

Having messages transmitted in a secure way is one of high importance for the designers of the WebRTC protocol. The reasoning behind this is that many large companies would not consider using a WebRTC application without the right level of security implementation. To get the widest adoption rate possible meant that security had to be implemented right into the design of the API itself.

One thing that you will notice in working with WebRTC is that encryption has been made a mandatory process for all implementations of the protocol. This means that each and every peer connection created between browsers is automatically using a good level of security. The encryption technology used had to satisfy several requirements for being ...

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