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SSL

Computers.
1.
Secure Sockets Layer: a protocol that uses encryption to ensure the secure transfer of data over the Internet.
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SSL

abbreviation
1.
Secure Sockets Layer: a way of enabling the secure encrypted transmission of sensitive data via the internet
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secure sockets layer in Technology
networking, security
(SSL) A protocol designed by Netscape Communications Corporation to provide secure communications over the Internet using asymmetric key encryption. SSL is layered beneath application protocols such as HTTP, SMTP, Telnet, FTP, Gopher and NNTP and is layered above the connection protocol TCP/IP. It is used by the HTTPS access method.
(2007-05-25)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for secure sockets layer

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer
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