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Jan 17 2018   3:07AM GMT

Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides privacy and data integrity between two communicating applications. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“TLS and SSL have defined secure communications on the internet for decades. They enable everything from secure browsing to e-commerce to secure banking. Together, they are the backbone of the connected world.” – Ed Moyle

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Many organizations don’t give encryption a thought until they suffer a data _______.
a. breach
b. breech
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