Knowledgebase: General Questions
What exactly is SSL?
Posted by Alpha Daramy on 18 January 2008 03:22 AM

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a security protocol for exchanging information between a web site and a computer communicating with it (client). It's easy to tell when a server is using SSL security because the URL in your browser will start with https. This denotes a secure connection.

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