Secure Sockets Layer


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Secure Sockets Layer

(networking, security)
(SSL) A protocol designed by Netscape Communications Corporation to provide secure communications over the Internet using asymmetric key encryption. SSL is layered beneath application protocols such as HTTP, SMTP, Telnet, FTP, Gopher and NNTP and is layered above the connection protocol TCP/IP. It is used by the HTTPS access method.
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Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and the next generation Transport Layer Security (TLS) are the most widely deployed protocols for creating secure connections between applications on a network.

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