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Network Working Group E. Rescorla
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Intended status: Standards Track
Expires: November 3, 2017

The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Version 1.3


This document specifies version 1.3 of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. TLS allows client/server applications to communicate over the Internet in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, and message forgery.

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Table of Contents

  • 5. Record Protocol
  • 6. Alert Protocol
  • 7. Cryptographic Computations