Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)/Transport Layer Security (TLS)

(last updated: 16-May-2015 09:31)


  1. HTTP Essentials: Protocols for Secure, Scalable Web Sites; Stephen A. Thomas; John Wiley & Sons, 2001:
             Section 4.2: Secure Sockets Layer
             Section 4.3: Transport Layer Security
  2. Internet Cryptography; Richard E. Smith; Addison-Wesley, 1997 (Chapter 9: Public Key Crypto and SSL).
  3. Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World, Second Edition; Charlie Kaufman, Radia Perlman, and Mike Speciner; Prentice Hall, 2002 (Chapter 19: SSL/TLS).
  4. Network Security with OpenSSL; John Viega, Matt Messier, and Pravir Chandra; O'Reilly & Associates, 2002.
  5. SSL and TLS: Designing and Building Secure Systems; Eric Rescorla; Addison-Wesley, 2000.
  6. SSL and TLS Essentials: Securing the Web; Stephen A. Thomas; John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

Periodical Articles

  1. "For Whose Eyes Only?" (Secure Sockets Layer 3.0), PCM 17:10 May 26 1998 pgs 221-222.

Web Pages and Websites

  1. Wikipedia article "Transport Layer Security".