Tag: tls handshake

  • SASL Authentication Mechanisms

    Introduction Authentication is used in many protocols (such as LDAP binding) and it usually involves sending password. Given the nature of authentication protocol, its traffic…

  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

    Introduction Originally LDAP only refers to the connectivity protocol to the directory server. This term is being used loosely today and it also refers to…

  • Cryptography basics 2 of 2

    My previous post outlines several core concepts around cryptography, such as asymmetric key encryption, digital certificate, the encoding formats and relevant file extensions. In this…