What is Mutual TLS (mTLS)?

Mutual Transport Layer Security (#mTLS) establishes an encrypted TLS connection in which both parties use X.509 digital certificates to authenticate and verify each other. MTLS can help mitigate the risk of moving services to the cloud, and prevent malicious third parties from imitating genuine apps. So, let’s start the clock for What is mTLS?

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Published Jul 30, 2021
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