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RHCE Series: Implementing HTTPS through TLS using Network Security Service (NSS) for Apache – Part 8

If you are a system administrator who is in charge of maintaining and securing a web server, you can’t afford to not devote your very best efforts to ensure that data served by or going through your server is protected at all times.

In order to provide more secure communications between web clients and servers, the HTTPS protocol was born as a combination of HTTP and SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) or more recently, TLS (Transport Layer Security).