Information Security SSL/TLS

SSL/TLS

The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or know as TLS (Transport Layer Security) is a building block and not just a standalone application. It is the foundation for secure communication in a lot of networked applications. Netscape Communications developed the SSL originally. In 1995, version 2.0 was released and the first version made available publicly. In …

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Information Security Symmetric-Key Cryptography (Private Key Encryption)

Symmetric-Key Cryptography (Private Key Encryption)

Symmetric key encryption is the oldest and best-known technique. It can be utilized to secure communication between two or more parties with a shared same secret key. A secret key, which can be a number, a word, or just a string of random letters, is applied to the text of a message to change the …

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