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transport layer security (TLS) protocol

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A security protocol providing privacy and data integrity between two communicating applications. The protocol is composed of two layers: the TLS Record Protocol and the TLS Handshake Protocol.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (IETF RFC 5246 - Adapted)