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ALSO CALLED: Secure Socket Layer, Secure Sockets Layer
DEFINITION: The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a commonly-used protocol for managing the security of a message transmission on the Internet. SSL has recently been succeeded by Transport Layer Security (TLS), which is based on SSL. SSL uses a program layer located between the Internet's Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and Transport Control Protocol (TCP) layers. SSL is included as part of both the Microsoft  … 
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Holistic Protection against Today's Attacks
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how implementing a holistic threat protection technology can help you protect more of your network while spending less.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

Barracuda Networks

Rank Higher on Google with Always-On SSL
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to improve SEO ranking and be found by more customers through always-on SSL.
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

GeoTrust, Inc.

How to Choose A Certificate Authority For Safer Web Security
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the role of CAs in web security, including what measures a CA can take to promote trust in its certificates and the criteria to consider when choosing the best CA for the job.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Increase E-commerce Conversion Rates with Extended Validation SSl Certificates
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how deploying an EV certificate on your eCommerce website can protect against threats, while showing your customers that they can transact with confidence, helping increase your sites conversion rates.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

GeoTrust, Inc.

Understanding Valdation: Understanding the Art and Science of SSL Certificate Validation
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a buyer's guide to choosing the right level of SSL certificate validation for your organization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

GeoTrust, Inc.

Why Always-on SSL is Critical for Company Websites Today
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how always-on SSL offers enhanced security to protect against these attacks, while delivering several additional business benefits.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

GeoTrust, Inc.

Geek Guide: Apache Web Servers and SSL Authentication
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide walks through what SSL/TLS is (and isn't), how you can create or buy a certificate, how to install that certificate into an Apache server and then how to configure Apache such that a subset of URLs on your system are covered by SSL.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

GeoTrust, Inc.

Hidden Dangers Lurking in E-Commerce
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an overview of the SSL certificated market, the six golden rules of purchasing SSL certificates and how Symantec addresses each of the golden rules.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Six Golden Rules for Selecting an SSL or TLS Certificate
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the SSL certificate market, the 6 golden rules of purchasing SSL certificates, and more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

The Top 10 TLS/SSL Client, Server, and Application Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides an in-depth breakdown of the top 10 TLS/SSL client, server and application best practices.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Website Security Threat Report Part 3
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download part 3 of this Website Security Threat Report to discover how the public made criminal's lives easier in falling for the latest social media attacks and online scams. Plus, take an invaluable look ahead and benefit from our security recommendations and best practices.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Website Security Threat Report Part 1
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This website security threat report will give enterprises, small businesses and consumers essential information to help secure their systems from threat vulnerabilities. Continue reading to access emerging trends in attacks, malicious code activity, phishing, and spam.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

SSL Certificates: The Return of the DSA Algorithm
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the shortcoming of the RSA algorithm and how the Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA) developed in 1991 is making a return in a big way to trip up cybercriminals.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Eliminating Virtual Network Security Blindspots
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a holistic security approach using NPM, DLP, and SSL decryption to mitigate malware threats on virtualized networks. View now to learn more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Gigamon

5 Steps to SSL Decryption
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative, five step SSL decryption strategy.  View now to learn more
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Gigamon

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paperpresents a buyer's guide to choosing a next-gen SSL platform to secure consumer personal information and enterprise data. View now to learn the tell-tale signs of a faulty platform and the key characteristics to look for in a trusted strategy.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

TSL/SSL: Best Practices and Applications
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how TLS works and the 14 best practices for its use. View now to learn why a trusted Certificate Authority is needed and more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

Securing Your Business Against SSL-Based Attacks
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the four challenges of defending against DoS-based SSL attacks. Read on to learn why current defense solutions are falling short and the triple layer defense strategy that replaces them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Radware

Keep Your Customers Safe from Phishing
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper presents one possible solution to the problem of phishing and helps you ensure the safety of your customers' data.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Application Delivery as an Infrastructure Service
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals what IaaS providers should look for when selecting application delivery solutions to power networking service offerings.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2014

Array Networks

SSL Offloading and Acceleration in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how you can ensure high performance in both virtualized cloud and data center environments.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Array Networks

ADCs for SaaS That Are Scalable, Adaptable, Affordable & Simple
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the attributes of a SaaS optimized ADC and how these attributes link to the requirements of DevOps and infrastructure teams tasked with operationalizing SaaS applications.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Array Networks

A Quick Guide to SSL for Apps
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Wildcard and SAN: Understanding Multi-Use SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out about how Multi-Use SSL Certificates such as Wildcard and SAN certificates can provide greater flexibility to simplify certificate management and reduce costs.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Deploying Microsoft Exchange 2013 Just Got Easier
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative guide that explains how to deploy Microsoft Exchange 2013 with an ADC that ensures remote access and load balancing of core components.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Citrix
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SSL DEFINITION (continued): …  and Netscape browsers and most Web server products. Developed by Netscape, SSL also gained the support of Microsoft and other Internet client/server developers as well and became the de facto standard until evolving into Transport Layer Security. The "sockets" part of the term refers to the sockets method of passing data back and forth between a client and a server program in a network or between program layers in the same computer. SSL uses the public-and-private key encryption system from RSA, which also includes the use of a digital certificate. TLS and SSL are an integral part of most Web … 
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