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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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Two-factor Authentication: A Tokenless Approach
sponsored by PortalGuard
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-use two-factor authentication solution that offers greater security for your organization than leveraging password authentication alone.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

PortalGuard

Securing your Online Data Transfer with SSL
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to SSL security highlighting how it operates. Also included, is a discussion of the various applications of SSL certificates as well as their appropriate deployment. Additionally, uncover details regarding how to test SSL certificates on your web server.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Thawte Inc.

Securing your Microsoft Internet InformationServices (MS IIS) Web Server with a Thawte Digital Certificate
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is designed to take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 03 Jul 2012

Thawte Inc.

Simplify SSL Certificate Management Across the Enterprise
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Managing SSL Certificates has become a complex task especially for organizations with multiple locations, divisions and increasing Web-based services. In this resource, uncover a five (5) step guide to help you take control on SSL Certificates across the enterprise and key recommendations.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 07 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

How to choose a Certificate Authority
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the role of Certificate Authorities (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: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

VeriSign EMEA

8 reasons why Citrix NetScaler beats the competition
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Is your network ready for the Cloud? Not with other ADCs.  This free report explains how Citrix NetScaler beats the competition. Shift to Citrix NetScaler.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Citrix

Best practices for implementing 2048-bit SSL
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Ready for 2048-bit SSL? Not with the competition. Shift to Citrix NetScaler for 2x faster 2048-bit SSL performance. Download the 2048-bit Performance Kit.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Citrix

Securing Microsoft Exchange 2010 with VeriSign Authentication Services
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This guide from VeriSign Authentication Services will help take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation, and to take advantage of powerful capabilities such as Subject Alternative Names (SANs).
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

VeriSign EMEA

Best practices for implementing 2048-bit SSL
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: To maintain application performance and availability, enterprises must upgrade their application delivery controller (ADC) and SSL infrastructure. Specifically, consideration should be given to selecting an ADC, like Citrix NetScaler.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Citrix

The Evolving Threat Landscape
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper surveys emerging threats, profiles theirhighly organized perpetrators, and reviews some of the revolutionary technologies that make these attacks so persistent and effective.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

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

Securing microsoft exchange 2010 With Thawte SSL Certificates
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security continues to be a facet of Exchange technology that must be managed, and your secure sockets layer (SSL) certificates are the key to managing security for Exchange servers. Access this expert white paper now to get an overview of SSL certificates for Exchange 2010.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

Thawte Inc.

Choosing a Cloud Provider with Confidence
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will find out how your business can protect sensitive business information in the cloud. You will also learn what you must look for in the security of a cloud vendor and how to find the right vendor for your business.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

GeoTrust, Inc.

Simplifying management and lowering total cost of ownership for SSL certificates
sponsored by GlobalSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the basics of using a Managed PKI for SSL solution to alleviate such issues, the benefits of using GlobalSign’s Managed SSL Solution and how this solution enables organisations to quickly and simply manage their SSL Certificates, as well as significantly reduce the operating costs of using SSL.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

GlobalSign

GlobalSign Malware Monitoring: Protecting your website from distributing hidden malware
sponsored by GlobalSign
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives you a solution to keeping your websites safe, protecting your customers and securing the reputation of your company.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

GlobalSign

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Users continue to adopt new applications and technologies – and the threats carried by them. In some organizations, obstructing the adoption of new technologies can be a career-limiting move.
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

Palo Alto Networks

Granular application control, intelligence and real-time visualization
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: Application intelligence and control is available along with SonicWALL Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Intrusion Prevention as a one, two or three year subscription, or is included in SonicWALL Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite subscriptions for the TZ 210, Network Security Appliance (NSA) and E-Class NSA Series firewalls.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

SonicWALL

GlobalSign Security Services for Hosting Companies - Understanding the true opportunity for Hosting Companies & ISPs to resell Online Security Services
sponsored by GlobalSign
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains GlobalSign’s Internet security technology, its uses and necessity (and therefore the sales opportunity), advises on how to fit the services into existing hosting portfolios, and details how provisioning SSL can now be automated to degrees previously considered impossible.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

GlobalSign

SuperMassive E10000 Series Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The SonicWALL® SuperMassive™ E10000 Series is SonicWALL’s Next-Generation Firewall platform designed for large networks to deliver scalability, reliability and deep security at multi-gigabit speeds.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

How to Win Customers and Build Trust Online: What smart companies are doing to build trust and use it to create competitive advantage online
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: If you can make your site more trustworthy, you can turn customer concerns to your advantage. Learn how trust can be a competitive advantage, and how to go about establishing trust among customers in this white paper.
Posted: 18 Feb 2011 | Published: 18 Feb 2011

VeriSign EMEA

Choosing a Cloud Provider with Confidence
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this paper is to help enterprises make decisions about where and when to use cloud solutions by outlining issues that enterprises should raise with hosting providers before selecting a vendor, and by highlighting ways in which SSL from a trusted certificate authority can help enterprises conduct business in the cloud with confidence.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

GeoTrust, Inc.

Achieving Security With Cloud PC Backup
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This document introduces the many security measures currently in place within the Iron Mountain data protection architecture to prevent unauthorized access or damage to customer data.
Posted: 14 Sep 2010 | Published: 14 Sep 2010

Iron Mountain

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL to Establish Trust
sponsored by VeriSign Australia
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores new developments in website security that online businesses should be implementing to build confidence in their sites, protect valuable brands and safeguard customers’ sensitive information, not to mention improving their bottom line.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

VeriSign Australia

The Application Usage and Risk Report
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: The latest edition of the Application Usage and Risk Report (Spring 2010) covers a sample size that has grown more than 15 fold to 347 and is truly global. Since the Spring 2008 Report, the number of applications Palo Alto Networks identifies has grown to nearly 1,000 with nearly 750 of them found during the six month period.
Posted: 30 Jun 2010 | Published: 30 Jun 2010

Palo Alto Networks

Solution Brief: Accelerating SSL Applications Across the WAN
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the industry-standard protocol for establishing a secure communications link when transmitting information over untrusted networks. However, SSL can create complications when it comes to prioritizing, optimizing, and accelerating network traffic. This paper outlines a solid strategy for optimizing SSL applications.
Posted: 23 Jun 2010 | Published: 23 Jun 2010

BlueCoat
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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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