Inside TLS

Encryption is great, especially when it works.

You put a lot of trust that the encryption offered by browsers, frameworks and libraries is giving you the protection you need to exchange sensitive information over the web. E-commerce, remote shells, bearer token-based authorization schemes and more would not be possible without technologies like the Transport Layer Security (TLS). Come listen to how it works, how it breaks and how you can become more confident that it does what you think it does.

About Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten is a liberal arts-educated software engineer with a focus on forward-leaning technologies. His experience has spanned many industries including retail, banking, online games, defense, finance, hospitality and health care. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and lives in Auburn, CA. He focuses on web architecture, resource-oriented computing, social networking, the Semantic Web, data science, 3D graphics, visualization, scalable systems, security consulting and other technologies of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries. He is also a rabid reader, devoted foodie and has excellent taste in music. If pressed, he might tell you about his International Pop Recording career.

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