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A computer program product comprising: a computer useable medium having computer readable program code means embodied therein for encrypting and decrypting information transferred over a network between a client application program running in a client computer and a server application program running in a server computer, the computer readable program code means in the computer program product comprising: computer readable program code means for providing a socket application program interface to an application layer program; computer readable program code means for providing encrypted information to transport protocol layer services; computer readable program code means for encrypting information received from an application layer program; and computer readable program code means for decrypting information received from transport protocol layer services.

Title
Secure socket layer application program apparatus and method
Application Number
8/519585
Publication Number
5657390
Application Date
August 25, 1995
Publication Date
August 12, 1997
Inventor
Kipp E B Hickman
Los Altos
CA, US
Taher Elgamal
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Limbach & Limbach L
Assignee
Netscape Communications Corporation
CA, US
IPC
H04L 9/00
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