Erin Call

Erin Call

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What's The Deal With SSL?

SSL is an important part of the infrastucture of the Internet. It provides three assurances: The computer you're talking to is the one you meant to talk to, the message you're reading was really sent by the computer you're talking to, and the message you're reading hasn't been read by anyone else. I've mentioned before that I think increasing the cryptographic noise floor is important, so I thought I'd write a bit about what SSL does and how to put together a strong webserver configuration.

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Posted on 2015-10-08T01:30:00Z
Posted in ssl, security.