SSL – Secured Point to Point Access (2 Way and 1 Way)

What is Mutual Authentication Most sites that I have seen simply regurgitate the mutual authentication process without explaining it. I’m taking a different approach here, I’ll explain what it is in simple terms. If you need painful detail, pick one of those sites. Mutual Authentication is sometimes called 2 Way authentication. It involves proving the identity of both parties involved in the transaction. Identity is proven using X.509 Digital certificates. There are two important points in Mutual Authentication: Each X.509 certificate issued by a Central Authority (or trusted third party) has a digital signature. That specific signature is solely for … Continue reading SSL – Secured Point to Point Access (2 Way and 1 Way)