Configuring Secure Sockets Layer Security
Security is extremely important to companies today. Improperly protecting sensitive user data can destroy a company’s reputation. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a method of encrypting and authenticating client-to-server communications. It provides reasonable assurance that the information being exchanged between the client and the server is safe from prying eyes.
To provide SSL communication, you must install a certificate on the server. SSL certificates are based on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), which consists of a private key, a public key, and a certificate authority (CA) that is able to validate the keys.
The public keys provide details about the owner of the certificate, whether it is valid, and ...