Stevens Institute of Technology - Department of Computer Science

CS615 Pre-Lecture Questionnaire - 08

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How does HTTPS differ from HTTP?

What layer of the OSI stack does TLS take place on?

When should you use HTTPS?

What are some pitfalls of HTTPS?

What protocol and well-known port is usually used for SMTP?

Identify at least two mail headers commonly hidden from the user. What are their purposes?

What mechanisms exist to ascertain an email's authenticity?

What mechanisms exist to ensure an email's confidentiality?