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Secure Sockets Layer


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What does SSL stand for?
It stands for Secure Sockets Layer.
What does SSL do?
It provides secure connection between browsers and websites to transmit private data online.
What are 2 signs of a website having SSL?
They display a padlock or a green bar if it is secured by EV certificate.
Give an example of a website with SSL.
Paypal, Digital Banking
Why do e-businesses use SSL?
To protect and ensure the confidentiality of online transactions.
How does SSL protect and ensure this?
By using encryption to submit confidential data.
What information would fall under this category?
Bank details, passwords and personal information.
Under what conditions can a browser interact with a secure site?
So long as its from a recognized certificate authority.
Name a recognized certificate authority.