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Secure Sockets Layer

Secure Sockets Layer

Secure Sockets Layer: Another important mechanism for securing information is Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). The SSL protocol was developed by Netscape in the mid-1990s and rapidly became a standard mechanism for exchanging data securely over insecure channels such as the Internet. NOTE: SSL is supported by all modern browsers and …

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SSL and TLS

SSL and TLS

SSL and TLS: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is used to establish a secure communication connection between two TCP-based machines. This protocol uses the handshake method of establishing a session. The number of steps in the handshake depends on whether steps are combined and/or mutual authentication is included. The number of …

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