Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

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1 - About

SSL is a cryptographic protocol that enables secure communication between applications connected through the Web.

TLS is the successor to SSL. The protocol name was changed from SSL to TLS when it became a standard.

Then see this page for further information: Network - TLS

HTTPS (Secure HTTP) (Secure communication with websites) is based on SSL.


3 - Documentation / Reference