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Network security with OpenSSL : cryptography for secure communications

Author: John Viega; Matt Messier; Pravir Chandra
Publisher: Sebastopol : O'Reilly Media, Inc., [2009]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"OpenSSL is a popular and effective open source version of SSL/TLS, the most widely used protocol for secure network communications. The only guide available on the subject, Network Security with OpenSSLdetails the challenges in securing network communications, and shows you how to use OpenSSL tools to best meet those challenges. Focused on the practical, this book provides only the information that is necessary to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Viega; Matt Messier; Pravir Chandra
ISBN: 9780596551971 0596551975
OCLC Number: 1120571846
Description: 1 recurs en línia (1 recurs en línia (448 pàgines))
Contents: "Conventions Used in This Book --
Comments and Questions --
Acknowledgments --
1. Introduction --
1.1.2. Cryptographic Algorithms -- Public key encryption -- Cryptographic hash functions and Message Authentication Codes -- Digital signatures --
1.2. Overview of SSL --
1.3. Problems with SSL -- Load balancing --
1.3.2. Keys in the Clear --
1.3.3. Bad Server Credentials --
1.3.4. Certificate Validation --
1.3.5. Poor Entropy --
1.3.6. Insecure Cryptography --
1.4. What SSL Doesn & t Do Well --
1.4.2. Non-Repudiation --
1.4.3. Protection Against Software Flaws --
1.4.4. General-Purpose Data Security --
1.5. OpenSSL Basics --
1.6. Securing Third-Party Software --
1.6.2. Client-Side Proxies --
2. Command-Line Interface --
2.2. Message Digest Algorithms --
2.3. Symmetric Ciphers --
2.4. Public Key Cryptography --
2.4.2. Digital Signature Algorithm --
2.4.3. RSA --
2.5. S/MIME --
2.6. Passwords and Passphrases --
2.7. Seeding the Pseudorandom Number Generator --
3. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) -- Public Certificati" --
Responsibility: john Viega, Matt Messier & Pravir Chandra.


This volume is designed to enable developers to use The OpenSSL library more effectively. It offers guidance on avoiding pitfalls, while taking advantage of the library's advanced features and  Read more...


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