Setting up SSL connections

Thursday, 4 August 2005, 11:18 AM EST

Data security is a main focus for many business data environments. The ability to remotely access business information can present opportunities for unauthorized access to information, data theft, or cyber attacks. Since firewalls are configured to allow authorized access both in and out of the corporate servers, attackers look for legitimate connections that can be tapped or duplicated. A relatively simple and effective tool for foiling these attempts is the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) connection.

By Scott Koegler at Security Pipeline.

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