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SSL Exploration and Analysis

During the recent investigation of certificates and SSL, a co-worker (Ola) forwarded a web link about an organization that is analyzing web SSL certificates.  The information was very relevant and interesting. The EFF SSL Observatory Quote from site: The EFF

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SSL Handshake

How do you exchange secrets without knowing the codes to use?  Typically it is a recursive kind of problem.  With the classic mode of symmetric encryption keys, it is necessary to magically transport the key to the other side.  This

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Digital Certificates (part 1 of 2)

This post will explore digital certificates.  Consider this as a result of a need to learn more detail about how certificates work. Start here: VeriSign: Introduction to Digital Certificates VeriSign: Introduction to Public Key Cryptography Paraphrasing: Cryptography solves many key

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