What is SSL?

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser, ensuring that all data passed between the web server and browser remains private and secure.

How does SSL work?

When a browser is connected to a site through SSL, the URL is prepended by ‘https’. SSL is the most common secure transfer protocol on the internet.

SSL is also built into the OpenVPN protocol, which is the default VPN protocol used by ExpressVPN and many other VPN clients.

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