Definitions for "Secure Socket Layer"
Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL, is an encryption technology that provides secure communications over the Internet. It does this by verifying that the server to which you are connected is actually the one it claims to be. It also encrypts all transactions between the communicating parties. Encryption is the scrambling of information as it is transmitted over the Internet to protect your confidentiality.
SSL is a secure web protocol that uses 128 bit or higher encryption technology to keep your customer's information completely safe through the entire ordering process.
provides an encrypted channel with confidentiality, integrity, and one-way or two-way authentication.
A Web-based technology that lets one computer verify another's identity and allows secure connections.