Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

secure socket layerShort for secure sockets layer, SSL is a protocol developed by Netscape and introduced to the public as 2.0 in February 1995. It is used for transmitting private documents and transferring data encrypted, allowing information such as passwords or credit card information to be hidden.

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