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
  • Should I move my WordPress website to HTTPS?

    … Whether you’re a website owner or a website visitor, everyone wants a fast loading website which can carry out sensitive exchanges of information securely. In 2014, Google announced that it was beginning to use HTTPS as a ranking signal, signalling an increased emphasis on secure connections from the world’s biggest search engine. Then, last…

    Search Engine Watchin Blogging- 12 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Getting Customers to Buy Using Social

    … in popularity, fraudsters are busily working on how they’ll take advantage of any weaknesses they can exploit. You don’t want it happening on your brand’s watch. Be sure that your e-commerce platform is secure, and that you’re using SSL (secure sockets layer) security if your site is self-hosted or hosted by a web developer. Also be sure your site is PCI-DSS…

    Mary C. Long/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 27 readers -