Secure Sockets Layer

  title={Secure Sockets Layer},
  author={A. Weaver},
Secure Sockets Layer is a Web-based protocol used for securing data exchanges over the Internet. To understand how SSL does its job, we also must review the two cryptographic techniques on which it relies: symmetric-key and public-key cryptography (PKC). If a particular recipient is intended to decode the ciphertext, the sender and receiver must be using the same cryptographic technique, and they must safeguard a secret - a random number (called a key) in the case of symmetric-key cryptography… CONTINUE READING
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