Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Behind the scenes of a https request

Whenever we visit any online shopping website, website of a bank or financial institution, we always want to ensure it is using "https" (i.e. web site is secured), and data exchanged with the website is encrypted to maintain high level of security. 

Many of us may not aware of the steps that are executed in the background whenever we access any secured website using "https". This has been explained below using a very simple scenario i.e. a web browser's interaction with a web server. 

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