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Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Secure Socket Layers (SSL) and Secure Electronic Transactions (SET).

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Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Secure Socket Layers (SSL) and Secure Electronic Transactions (SET).

SECURE SOCKET LAYERS (SSL):
* Developed by Netscape Communications Company to encrypt data for transmission via the World Wide Web
* Provides 40-bit (lower) and 128-bit (stronger) session keys of encryption
* Creates a secure connection for Web clients and servers running above TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
* SSL is provided automatically in all major browsers (i.e. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and more); therefore its engaged through digital certificates
* Shows a lock icon on the browser and/or uniform, resource locator with "https"

SECURE ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS (SET).
* Open industry standard developed to ensure secure transactions
* Verifies ...

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Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Secure Socket Layers (SSL) and Secure Electronic Transactions (SET).

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