Systems and Security : Implementation
1.8 Implementing authentication and authorization solutions.
1.1 Secure protocols implentations
Some common scenarios where secure protocols are implemented:
1. Web Browsing: HTTPS (HTTP Secure) is a widely-used protocol for secure web browsing. It encrypts the communication between the client (web browser) and server (web server), ensuring that the data transmitted, such as passwords and sensitive information, is protected from eavesdropping.
2. Email: Secure email protocols such as S/MIME (Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) and PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) are used to encrypt and digitally sign email messages. This helps to ensure the confidentiality and authenticity of email communications.
3. Remote Access: Secure remote access protocols such as SSH (Secure Shell) and VPN (Virtual Private Network) are used to securely access remote systems over an untrusted network, such as the internet. These protocols encrypt the communication between the client and server, ensuring that the data transmitted is protected from eavesdropping.
4. File Transfer: Secure file transfer protocols such as SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) and FTPS (FTP Secure) are used to securely transfer files between systems over an untrusted network. These protocols encrypt the communication between the client and server, ensuring that the data transmitted is protected from eavesdropping.
5. Wireless Networks: Secure wireless protocols such as WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) and WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II) are used to secure wireless networks and protect the confidentiality and integrity of the data transmitted over the wireless network.
These are just a few examples of the implementation of secure protocols. It is important to use secure protocols in scenarios where sensitive information is being transmitted over an untrusted network to ensure that the data is protected from eavesdropping and tampering.