transport layer security protocol

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Transport Layer Security protocol definition

networking, protocol
(TLS) A protocol designed to allow client/server applications to communicate over the Internet without eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery.
TLS is defined in RFC 2246.
(2003-10-03)
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