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secure hypertext transfer protocol

Title English: 
secure hypertext transfer protocol
Synonym English: 
secure HTTP
Acronym English: 
Definition English: 
S-HTTP (Secure HTTP) is an extension to the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that allows the secure exchange of files on the World Wide Web. Each S-HTTP file is either encrypted, contains a digital certificate, or both. For a given document, S-HTTP is an alternative to another well-known security protocol, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). A major difference is that S-HTTP allows the client to send a certificate to authenticate the user whereas, using SSL, only the server can be authenticated. S-HTTP is more likely to be used in situations where the server represents a bank and requires authentication from the user that is more secure than a user Id and password.
Title Arabic: 
بروتوكول النقل الآمن للنصوص المترابطة
Synonym Arabic: 
بروتوكول نقل النصوص المتشعبة الآمن
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