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Secure Sockets Layer: a protocol that uses encryption to ensure the secure transfer of data over the internet.
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Origin of SSL
First recorded in 1995–2000
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British Dictionary definitions for SSL
Secure Sockets Layer: a way of enabling the secure encrypted transmission of sensitive data via the internet
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