SSL and SSL Certificates Explained For Beginners

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer security (TLS ) are protocols that provide secure communications over a computer network or link. They are commonly used in web browsing and email. In this tutorial we will look: TLS and SSL Public and Private keys Why we need certificates and what they do How to get a digital certificate and understand the different common certificate types. What is TLS TLS is based on SSL and was developed as a replacement in response to known vulnerabilities in SSLv3.

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