Glossary

Last updated: 2019-10-30 10:03:08

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SSL Certificate

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificates are a computer identification mechanism and can be obtained from CAs.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (also known as HTTP over TLS, HTTP over SSL or HTTP Secure) is a secure network transfer protocol. On a computer network, HTTPS communicates via the HTTP protocol but uses SSL/TLS to encrypt packets.

CA

Certificate Authority (CA) issues and manages digital certificates, and is responsible for verifying the validity of public keys in the public key system as trusted third parties in E-commerce transactions.