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Artech House UK
SSL and TLS: Theory and Practice

SSL and TLS: Theory and Practice

Copyright: 2009
Pages: 284
ISBN: 9781596934481

eBook £71.00
SSL (secure socket layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) are widely deployed security protocols that are used in all kinds of web-based e-commerce and e-business applications and are part of most contemporary security systems available today. This practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to these protocols, offering you a solid understanding of their design. You find discussions on the advantages and disadvantages of using SSL/TLS protocols compared to other Internet security protocols. This authoritative resource shows how to properly employ SSL and TLS and configure security solutions that are based on the use of the SSL/TLS protocols.
Foreword ; Preface ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction - OSI Security Architecture. Security Definition. Final Remarks. ; Cryptography Primer -Introduction. Cryptosystems Overview. Final Remarks. ; Transport Layer Security -Introduction. Protocol Evolution. Final Remarks. ; SSL Protocol -Introduction. Protocols. Traffic Analysis of an SSL Session. Security Analysis. Final Remarks. ; TLS Protocol -Introduction. TLS 1.0. TLS 1.1. TLS 1.2. Traffic Analysis of a TLS Session. Security Analysis. Final Remarks. ; DTLS Protocol -Introduction. DTLS 1.0. DTLS 1.2. Security Analysis. Final Remarks. ; Firewall Traversal -Introduction. SSL/TLS Tunneling. SSL/TLS Proxying. Final Remarks. ; Public Key Certificates and PKIs -Introduction. Server Certificates. Client Certificates. Final Remarks. ; Conclusions and Outlook - Deployment. Research Challenges. Future Developments. ; Appendix Standardized TLS Cipher Suites. Abbreviations and Acronyms. About the Author. Index ;
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