An SSL/TLS handshake requires at least 10 times more processing power on a server than on the client. SSL renegotiation attacks can readily take advantage of this asymmetric workload. Watch this video to learn how to easily mitigate these attacks.
Eric Knorr is editor in chief at InfoWorld and has been with the publication since 2003. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals for the past decade. He is the former editor of PC World magazine, the creator of the best-selling The PC Bible, a founding editor of CNET, and a veteran of several dot-com follies. Eric has received the Neal and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence.
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