The Latest Advancements in SSL Technology


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Source: Verisign
Date: March 2014
Type: White Paper
Rating: (4)

Overview: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the World Standard for Web Security. SSL technology confronts the potential problems of unauthorized viewing of confidential information, data manipulation, data hijacking, phishing, and other insidious Web site scams by encrypting sensitive data so that only authorized recipients can read it. In addition to preventing tampering with sensitive information, SSL helps provide your Web site’s users with the assurance of having accessed a valid Web site. Support for SSL is built into all major operating systems, Web applications, and server hardware—meaning that SSL’s powerful encryption technology helps provide your business with a system-wide, liability limiting security blanket for fortifying consumer confidence, boosting the percentage of completed transactions, and enriching the “bottom line.”

Due to recent advances in SSL technology, there is a variety of different kinds of SSL. In this paper, we will discuss some of these advances to help you decide which would be best for your organization.

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