Ask the Expert

The difference between IPsec and SSL

I want to know the difference between IPsec and SSL and how I can get a basic configuration of these.

    Requires Free Membership to View

Both of these are standard security implementations and their technical specifications can't be explained in just a few lines. Here's a complete technical comparison of IPsec and SSL in PDF format. Hopefully, it answers all your queries.

From the editor: Check out these resources for more information:

  • How SSL and TLS secure network transactions
  • SSL or IPsec VPNs: Considerations for comparison
  • This was first published in October 2006

    There are Comments. Add yours.

    TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

    REGISTER or login:

    Forgot Password?
    By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
    Sort by: OldestNewest

    Forgot Password?

    No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

    Your password has been sent to: