Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) are protocols that provide secure communications over a computer network or link.
They are commonly used in web browsing and email.
In this tutorial we will look at:
- TLS and SSL
- Public and Private keys
- Why we need certificates and what they do
- How to get a digital certificate and understand the different common certificate types.
- What is TLS
TLS is based on SSL and was developed as a replacement in response to known vulnerabilities in SSLv3. SSL is the term commonly used, and today usually refers to TLS….
Read the article: http://www.steves-internet-guide.com/ssl-certificates-explained/