Secure Sockets Layer

Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), both of which are frequently referred to as 'SSL', are cryptographic protocols designed to provide communications security over a computer network. Several versions of the protocols are in widespread use in applications such as web browsing, email, Internet faxing, instant messaging, and voice-over-IP (VoIP). Major web sites use TLS to secure all communications between their servers and web browsers. The primary goal of the TLS protocol is to provide privacy and data integrity between two communicating computer applications.:3 When secured by TLS, connections between a client (e.g. a web browser) and a server (e.
Posts about Secure Sockets Layer
  • SSL Is Now the Default on Tumblr

    … SSL (secure sockets layer) is finally the default for new blogs on Tumblr. Security engineer Josh Hixson announced the move via tweet (embedded below), crediting fellow Tumblr security engineer Kelly Lum: Thanks to @aloria, new @Tumblr blogs have SSL enabled by default! Steady progress towards a bright, HTTPS-only blog network future — Josh…

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  • Getting Customers to Buy Using Social

    … Brands and businesses are eager to find new ways to make social the point of purchase. But consumers aren’t quite as gung-ho. Why? Due.com offers one possibility: “Now that anyone can place an order using nothing more than a string of numbers read over the phone or entered on a website form, security for all payments is weaker and more…

    Mary C. Long/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 18 readers -
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