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SSL

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SSL

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SSL

(1) (Solid State Lighting) See LED lighting.

(2) (Secure Sockets Layer) An earlier security protocol that was the Internet standard prior to TLS. Developed by Netscape, SSL was widely used to validate the identity of a website and create an encrypted connection. See OpenSSL.

SSL and TLS
SSL was superseded by TLS (Transport Layer Security), which came out in 1999 and is very similar to the last SSL version 3.0 in 1996. They are not interoperable; and websites have had to support both for a period of time (SSL/TLS and TLS/SSL). See TLS.
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Enterprises worldwide have increasingly turned to SSL VPNs due to their lower cost and easier management than IP Security (IPSec)-based solutions, which require installation of a VPN concentrator and client software on all employee PCs and laptops.
Aventail End Point Control (EPC) is a framework that protects end users of an Aventail SSL VPN and the network from inadvertent or willful security threats introduced by the system (client) used for remote access.
The SSL VPN Pavilion features leading technology companies in the SSL VPN industry, and is located in Booth 811 in the Security Zone.
The ICSA Labs SSL VPN Certification program is an independent and comprehensive process that rigorously tests, assesses, and validates SSL VPNs in a simulated, real-world, Internet-worked environment on a continual basis.
0's new features is full Network Layer (L3) VPN access and the expanded list of supported protocols that provide IT managers with simplified SSL management solutions.
F5's Internet traffic management products are positioned at a strategic point in the network, inspecting all traffic, making their decision to integrate SSL into their switches and appliances a wise move," said Neil Osipuk, directing analyst at Infonetics Research.
We believe that forecasting is the foundation of a synchronized supply chain," said Jim Hourigan, vice president of IT and Logistics of SSL International.