CompTIA Security+ Question B-69

Which of the following transportation encryption protocols should be used to ensure maximum security between a web browser and a web server?

A. SSLv2
B. SSHv1

Answer: D

* HTTP Secure HTTP Secure (HTTPS) is the protocol used for “secure” web pages that users should see when they must enter personal information such as credit card numbers, passwords, and other identifiers. It combines HTTP with SSL/TLS to provide encrypted communication. Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a security protocol that expands upon SSL. Many industry analysts predict that TLS will replace SSL, and it is also referred to as SSL 3.1.