Category Protocols

POP3

POP3 is the most up to date version of the Post Office Protocol, and it lets email applications retrieve email messages from email servers. This means that wherever you access a web-based email service you can get at your mail.…

Protocol

It’s a set of rules for communicating data. The rules are defined for each process related to communication between any number of computers. Certain process can be handled by numerous protocols in the same time. Computer networks should follow these…

sFTP

In today’s cyber security environment you can no longer risk transferring your data across an unencrypted connection. Standard FTP ( File Transfer Protocol ) has been around a long time and does not on its own encrypt data, it’s simply…

SIP

SIP ( Session Initiation Protocol ) is a protocol used for initiating/maintaining/terminating real-time sessions related to voice, video and messaging apps. You need to understand SIP  if you have any interest in information security, because it’s a signaling communications protocol.…

SMTP

SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, an application layer protocol. The client who wants to send the mail opens a TCP connection to the SMTP server and sends the mail via this connection. The SMTP server is always on…

SOAP

SOAP stands for “Simple Object Access Protocol” and it’s a method of transferring messages, or small amounts of data, via the Internet. It uses the XML format and messages are usually sent via HTTP (hypertext transfer protocol). Both types of…

SSH

SSH and FTP are frequently discussed together. Secure Shell was created in 1995 and can be described as “a cryptographic network protocol for secure data communication”. SSH permits remote command-line login and remote execution. It shares many of the features…

SSL

SSL ( Secure Socket Layer ) is a security protocol that lets applications encrypt information that moves between a client to a matching server. The successor of SSL – TLS  ( Transport Layer Security ) SSL protocol was deprecated with…

TCP/IP

TCP/IP is two things – ” Transmission Control Protocol “, and ” Internet Protocol “, and between them, they form the basic building material of the Internet. TCP/IP is a communications protocol that public networks like the Internet, as well…

Telnet

Telnet is an application protocol used over any networks to insure bidirectional text-based communication facility using virtual terminal connection. The data is inserted in-band with Telnet control information in 8 bit byte orientated connection via TCP. In simple words telnet…
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