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Secure Socket Layer: Fundamentals and Certificate verification


  • Amir Ibrahim Amir



In the ever-changing realm of cyber security, adversaries are finding ways to compromise businesses and organisations for those that require online communications. They target those that do not have SSL (Secure Socket Layer) on their websites. This report analyses the method of encryption and decryption fundamentals by exploring the different types of SSL, understanding the definition of SSL and Cryptography protocols. This study dives deeper into Certificate validation and the different methods used to enhance the security of online communications. The primary aim of this report is to revise the importance of a secure socket layer, the methods for certification validation and the fundamentals of SSL (Secure Socket Layer). This report will also address the different types of asymmetric and symmetric key algorithms while discussing the benefits of each key cryptography to protect organizations.


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