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

    … through “social proof and testimonials. Prompt customer service can also help you cultivate trust among your customers and potential customers.” Consumers should never have reason to worry about the power behind your payments, whether buying on social or anywhere else. Choose the right partner and they won’t. They’ll simply associate your brand with fast, easy, secure shopping–as it should be. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    Mary C. Long/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 26 readers -
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