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What's Inside

  • 3+ hours of Training Videos 
  • 8 lectures
  • Very exhaustive coverage to all the topics
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Topic-wise Content Distribution

TopicVideo Duration
Core concepts00:30:30
Vulnerabilities00:20:10
Performance00:25:02
Implementing TLS and Best Practices00:26:04
Demo 1: Configure LAMP for SSL I00:27:56
Demo 1: Configure LAMP for SSL II00:22:44
Demo 2: Analyze server configuration00:13:04
Demo 3: Traffic and TLS handshake analysis00:25:25

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What is inside this course?

The Whizlabs SSL/TSL Basics training course contains over 3 hours of training videos. You can find a total of 8 lectures crafted by the best subject matter experts and course designers at Whizlabs. The SSL/TLS basics training course also provides extensive coverage for all topics related to SSL and TLS. Learners get unlimited access to the course along with accessibility on PC, Mac, Android, and iOS devices.

Is there any prior requirement to learn SSL/TLS basics?

The only requirements to learn SSL/TLS basics refer to a basic understanding of internet security and encryption. In addition, aspiring learners must also have basic conceptual knowledge regarding the use of Microsoft Window Server and Linux. 

Who should learn SSL/TLS basics?

The Whizlabs SSL/TLS basics training course is ideal for any individual aspiring to learn about the fundamental concepts regarding the role of SSL in the protection of web systems, networks, and applications. Anyone aspiring for a career in cybersecurity can opt for learning the basics of SSL/TLS. Furthermore, System Reliability Engineers, Developers as well as DevOps professionals responsible for dealing with or management of SSL/TLS for production web sites should also learn the basics of SSL/TLS for strengthening the security posture of their systems and applications.

Why should I learn SSL/TLS basics?

You should learn SSL/TLS basics because of the radically increasing focus on cybersecurity. SSL/TLS certificates are proven instruments for safeguarding network communications. Both of these certificates are widely accepted benchmarks for standardizing security of different communication types including websites, email, and many others. Therefore, learning about SSL/TSL basics could serve a promising boost for the knowledge of an individual regarding cybersecurity. Most important of all, learners could establish promising command over the foundational principles of modern cryptography and its practical applications by learning SSL/TLS fundamentals.

How will the SSL/TLS basics training course help me?

The Whizlabs SSL/TLS basics training course is a reliable instrument to learn about the fundamentals of SSL/TLS alongside their practical applications in detail. Learners could get detailed insights into the core concepts of SSL/TLS and common vulnerabilities. Furthermore, the training course could also help you gain specialization in the implementation of TLS and best practices for the same. In addition, learners could also find effective and in-depth practical demonstrations of various tasks such as the configuration of LAMP for SSL, analysis of server configuration, and analysis of traffic and TLS handshake. 

Does Whizlabs Offer any Subscription Plan?

Yes, we offer the Annual Subscription in which you get all the Whizlabs training courses worth $2500+ at $99 only. With Whizlabs subscription, you will get unlimited access to all the courses and hands-on labs with Premium Support for one year.

Do you provide a course completion certificate?

Yes, we provide a course completion certificate for online training courses. Once you watch the video course by 100% / complete an online course, you get a course completion certificate that is signed by our CEO.

How long is the license valid after the purchase?

Our simulators and video courses have a lifetime license/validity. Once you have purchased, you can access it for a lifetime.

What is SSL/TLS?

SSL or Secure Sockets Layer is the standard technology for ensuring security of an internet connection while also safeguarding sensitive data exchanged between systems, thereby avoiding any unauthorized modification or transfer of information. TLS or Transport Layer Security is the advanced and more secure version of SSL and works in almost the same way as SSL for using encryption to safeguard the transfer of data. 

What are the important features of SSL/TLS?

The notable features that you can avail with SSL/TLS certificates are as follows,

  • Safety and convenience
  • Server authentication
  • Support of most hashing and encryption algorithms
  • Automatic client authentication

What are the benefits of SSL/TLS?

The prominent benefits of SSL/TLS certificates are as follows,

  • Improved security
  • Instilling trust in site visitors
  • Ease of deployment
  • Support for using HTTP/2
  • Better and secure authentication alongside message integrity and privacy

How does SSL/TLS work?

The working of SSL/TLS can be explained through a focus on understanding the following important principles.

  • Secure communication always starts with a TLS handshake with the two communicating parties opening a secure connection and exchanging the public key
  • The two parties develop session keys during the TLS handshake that help in encryption and decryption of all communications following the TLS handshake
  • Multiple, unique session keys help in encrypting communications in every new session
  • TLS provides assurance for the authentication of the party on the server-side or the website that a specific user interacts with
  • TLS also ensures the integrity of data through including a message authentication code (MAC) with transmissions

What is the TLS handshake?

Every TLS communication session starts with a TLS handshake by leveraging asymmetric encryption. This clearly implies that two distinct keys are employed at the two ends of a communication. As a result, public-key cryptography serves as the foundation for a TLS handshake.

Is there any certification for validating my SSL/TLS basics knowledge and expertise?

No, there is no official certification to validate your SSL/TLS basics knowledge and expertise. On the other hand, you can find various vendor-specific certifications for SSL/TLS skills.

How would learning SSL/TLS basics help me in my career growth?

SSL/TLS is one of the integral components of cybersecurity strategies of many enterprises worldwide. The comprehensive functionalities of SSL/TLS in securing network communication also drive better career opportunities for candidates with SSL/TLS skills. With the growing threat of cybersecurity risks and the necessity for safeguarding sensitive communications, SSL/TLS expertise can provide an exceptional boost to your career growth.

How much could I earn with SSL/TLS basic skills?

According to Payscale, the average salary of an IT professional with SSL skills is almost $94,000 per annum. 

Apart from mock exams/video courses, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs?

Yes, you will get full support for any query related to the certification while preparing through our mock exams/video courses. Your query will be handled by the certified SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.

Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?

Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money-back guarantee for our training courses. If you don’t clear the exam for any reason, you can apply for a full refund. 


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Yes, you can avail up to 50% discount on the purchase of more than 10 products at a time. For more details, please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond back as soon as possible.

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We accept payments through different gateways like CCAvenue, Stripe, etc.

After purchasing the Training Course from Whizlabs, how can I clarify my technical questions?

We have a dedicated team of subject-matter experts (SME) who will answer all of your queries that are submitted through our Learning Management System (LMS) interface. You will receive responses within 24 hours of the submission of the question.

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