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ALSO CALLED: Hypertext Transfer Protocol, Hypertext Transport Protocol
DEFINITION: HTTPS (HTTP over SSL or HTTP Secure) is the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) as a sublayer under regular HTTP application layering. HTTPS encrypts and decrypts user page requests as well as the pages that are returned by the Web server. The use of HTTPS protects against eavesdropping and man-in-the-middle attacks. HTTPS was developed by Netscape.HTTPS and SSL  … 
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EMC Isilon Best Practices for Hadoop Data Storage
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the best practices for setting up and managing the HDFS service on an EMC Isilon cluster to optimize data storage for Hadoop analytics.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

SiteProtect and UltraDNS Solution: Double Your Protection
sponsored by Neustar┬«
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a DNS solution that boasts fast DDoS mitigation responses, protecting both the DNS and HTTP layers so your site can withstand the most aggressive attacks.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

NSS Labs Network Intrusion Prevention System Product Analysis- IBM GX7800
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the best-value features to look when making a network intrusion prevention system (IPS) by providing performance analysis of a top IPS solution.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Web Application Security: Protect Your Critical Web Applications
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: To combat complex and distributed attacks, organizations need to protect their Web sites from new and emerging threats without affecting application performance or uptime. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Imperva

Whitepaper: Understanding WAS z/OS Thread Tuning Considerations (April 2013)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This diagram that features extensive notes will help you understand the relationship between HTTP clients and thread tuning on WAS z/OS.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Apr 2013

IBM

Broadcast Delivery of Multimedia Content to Mobile Users
sponsored by QUALCOMM Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Discover how a broadcast delivery can help you overcome the issues with the currently used HTTP delivery method. Avoid bottlenecks and improve user-experience, all in a cost-effective manner.
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

QUALCOMM Incorporated

The Lucky 7 System i Resources
sponsored by Help/Systems
WHITE PAPER: Robot/CONSOLE©, the System i™ message management and resource monitoring software, can make you and your critical IBM i resources very lucky. With automatic resource monitoring, proactive checking keeps resources running and helps them avoid the unlucky Service Level Agreement (SLA) meeting.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

Help/Systems

10 Cool Things Your Firewall Should Do
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This document explains 10 things the firewall should do and describes the origins of the Application Firewall which can manage and control data and applications that pass through the Firewall.
Posted: 18 Jan 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2008

SonicWALL

Enterprise Application Delivery: No User Left Behind
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coat ProxyClient extends Blue Coat's visionary application delivery infrastructure to include all of these use cases - from any network, any device, and to any application - keeping users productive wherever the business takes them.
Posted: 01 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

BlueCoat

Web Application Security: Automated Scanning versus Manual Penetration Testing
sponsored by Logicalis
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Logicalis

eGuide: Expert Tips for Deploying Secure Messaging Technologies
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This eGuide discusses the critical importance of securing these messaging systems and looks at various methods for protecting the information that is transmitted via these technologies.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 22 Oct 2008

Microsoft

The F5 Acceleration Portfolio
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: F5 is the leader in Application Delivery Networking, ensuring applications are secure, fast, and available. This white paper provides an overview of specific F5 acceleration features across three F5 product lines.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 07 Oct 2008

F5 Networks

Move Web Application Security Testing into Your Development Cycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the role developers can play in solving Web application security issues, and it details how IBM Rational® AppScan® Developer Edition software can enable them to do so.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

How to Migrate CORBA Applications to Web Services
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps necessary for migrating CORBA applications to Web services. Learn how to evolve existing applications without sacrificing business logic.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Rogue Wave Software

Improving End-User Performance by Eliminating HTTP Chattiness
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations embark on global multi-million dollar web application deployments only to later discover that their users are unsatisfied with the performance compared to their old client server application. This paper provides alternatives.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

F5 Networks

Application Delivery Controller Performance Report
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This report documents the performance of the top Application Delivery Controllers offered by F5 Networks, Cisco Systems, and Citrix Netscaler. Through the development and implementation of robust and reproducible testing methods, F5 demonst...
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

F5 Networks

Introduction to MTOM: A Hands-on Approach
sponsored by Crosscheck Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to enhance the electronic transmission of critical data across an SOA using a SOAP Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism.
Posted: 03 Jan 2008 | Published: 21 Dec 2007

Crosscheck Networks
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HTTP DEFINITION (continued): …  support the use of X.509 digital certificates from the server so that, if necessary, a user can authenticate the sender. Unless a different port is specified, HTTPS uses port 443 instead of HTTP port 80 in its interactions with the lower layer, TCP/IP. Suppose you visit a Web site to view their online catalog. When you're ready to order, you will be given a Web page order form with a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that starts with https://. When you click "Send," to send the page back to the catalog retailer, your browser's HTTPS layer will encrypt it. The acknowledgement you receive from … 
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