The Secure Sockets Layer and Transport Layer Security
Verification of X.509 Public Key Certificates for Secure Communications
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Date archived: April 18, 2019 | First published: June 06, 2012
With the explosive growth of computing devices connected with the Internet in recent years, security of communications and computer systems became more important than ever. We will learn about history of secure communications, the SSL/TLS protocols, handshake, network layers and a tool that makes our lives easier for SSL/TLS connection verification.
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