Standards  >   Internet Standards  >   Web Protocols  >  


RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Secure Socket Layer, HTTP over Secure Socket Layer, HTTP over SSL
DEFINITION: Web protocol developed by Netscape and built into its browser that encrypts and decrypts user page requests as well as the pages that are returned by the Web server. HTTPS is really just the use of Netscape's Secure Socket Layer (SSL) as a sub-layer under its regular HTTP application layering. HTTPS uses port 443 instead of HTTP port 80 in its interactions with the lower layer, TCP/IP.
HTTPS White Papers (View All Report Types)
4 Matches
Protecting Your Website With Always On SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the imperative need for always on SSL, and the steps you can take to deliver end-to-end protection for your users. It also includes detailed accounts of four organizations that are leading the way with always on SSL in a cooperative effort to make the internet more secure.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

Protecting User from Firesheep and Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses the problems of unsecured Wi-Fi including recent security concerns such as the Firesheep and sidejacking, and how to protect against these attacks. Learn how public websites can provide security with TLS/SSL by not only harden against many attacks, but also assure users of that security.  
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

VeriSign EMEA

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


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
4 Matches
Visit - a knowledge exploration and self-education tool about information technology.

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2015, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement