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developerWorks: Secure Programming with the OpenSSL API, Part 2: Secure Handshake

May 11, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Ballard)

"Not too long ago, a secure handshake was the sign that business between two parties was going to be on sound footing. After all, the handshake was the face-to-face opportunity to size up a potential partner. A secure and confident handshake meant that both parties to the transaction are confident that they are doing something that will benefit all. An insecure handshake was a sign that one side is apprehensive about the transaction.

"The handshake works the same way in online transactions..."

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