What is SSL, TLS and HTTPS?

What is SSL, TLS and HTTPS?

What is SSL? SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), is a protocol that allows two programs to communicate with each other in a secure way. Like TCP/IP, SSL allows programs to create “sockets,” endpoints for communication, and make connections between those sockets. But SSL, which is built on top of TCP, adds the additional capability of encryption. […]

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