Security Corner:
A Reintroduction to TLS

By Eric Mann

A mid-January warning from the US National Security Agency about a critical security flaw in how the Windows operating system validates cryptographic certificates. As these certificates underpin how TLS (transport layer security) protects the internet at large, it’s essential to understand both what happened and how your development team can avoid similar mistakes.

This article was originally published in the February 2020 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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