SSL | Secure Sockets Layer
One of the protocols and SSL to encrypt data over TCP/IP networks such as the Internet, sending and receiving system. You can prevent spoofing by other devices on the network, such as Repeater and data snooping and tampering, and encrypted communication between the equipment to send and receive data 1 vs. Authentication using public key certificates with SSL's (in common with server authentication) and provide functionality such as tamper detection based on symmetric-key cryptography (secret-key cryptography) communications encryption, hash functions. Are widely used as a way to safely send and receive authentication information, or personal information, payment information, including Web site combined with HTTP is used to access the Web. SSL is a protocol called TCP or UDP as the transport layer to be available as an alternative to the TCP HTTP, not just in conjunction with various upper-layer protocol is used has been established as a generic Internet communication encryption. Notation for is from the version SSL 3.0: name changes to TLS (Transport Layer Security) for the now widely used precisely for the TLS is already widely established term SSL was in fact points to the TLS and SSL, or both ""SSL/TLS"", ""TLS/SSL"", and both often.