Manohar
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How does SSL/TLS work?
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How to securely hash passwords?
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Do any security experts recommend bcrypt for password storage?
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How can I explain SQL injection without technical jargon?
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How is it possible that people observing an HTTPS connection being established wouldn't know how to decrypt it?
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"Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange" in plain English
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Why are hash functions one way? If I know the algorithm, why can't I calculate the input from it?
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What is the difference between SSL vs SSH? Which is more secure?
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Amount of simple operations that is safely out of reach for all humanity?
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Is there any particular reason to use Diffie-Hellman over RSA for key exchange?
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Is it a bad idea for a firewall to block ICMP?
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Now that it is 2015, what SSL/TLS cipher suites should be used in a high security HTTPS environment?
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Certificate based authentication vs Username and Password authentication
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Stack Overflows - Defeating Canaries, ASLR, DEP, NX
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SSL Certificate framework 101: How does the browser actually verify the validity of a given server certificate?
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What is Logjam and how do I prevent it?
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How does hashing work?
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Lessons learned and misconceptions regarding encryption and cryptology
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Why isn't open WiFi encrypted?
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How does the digital signature verification process work?
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What's the difference between X.509 and PKCS#7 Certificate?
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Why is key exchange necessary at all?
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How to achieve non-repudiation?
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Demystifying Web Authentication (Stateless Session Cookies)
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Diffie-Hellman and its TLS/SSL usage
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How does SSL/TLS PKI work?
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What key exchange mechanism should be used in TLS?
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Shouldn't GPG key fetching use a secure connection?
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How does SSH use both RSA and Diffie-Hellman?
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Reject IP packets with an ICMP error, or just drop them?