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The SSL Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Dr. Taher Elgamal , Kipp E.B. Hickman
Last updated 1995-06-21 (Latest revision 1995-04-19)
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This document specifies the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, a security protocol that provides privacy over the Internet. The protocol allows client/server applications to communicate in a way that cannot be eavesdropped. Server's are always authenticated and clients are optionally authenticated.


Dr. Taher Elgamal
Kipp E.B. Hickman

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