SSL basics


Sat. Apr. 13, 2013 7:47am

A quick and dirty explanation of SSL from the point of view of the SSL handshake and a quick look at Self-Signed Certificates and what they are for.

For a more basic overview of SSL check this very nice video:

If you want to know more about public key cryptography see

In the video here I show how to create a self-signed SSL certificate.

Here is part 1 of how to install an SSL certificate in the Apache webserver.

For more tutorials, see