Author: Nick Mueller, Zetta.net
The Internet is a dangerous place. There’s a new story on Ars Technica about a corporate or government hack almost everyday. So for those interested in how an enterprise-grade secure cloud backup solution handles data encryption, here is some background on a few of the security protocols used to protect customer data here at Zetta:
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) / Transport Layer Security (TLS)
SSL is an Internet security protocol developed by Netscape in the late 90’s that is incorporated in browsers and web servers. The protocol uses the RSA public-key/private-key encryption system and digital certificates to establish a secure connection between the client and server over which data can be transmitted. To learn more, visit http://bit.ly/1gbYlg9.