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The difference between IPsec and SSL

In this Q&A, our expert, Puneet Mehta, offers a valuable resource on 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.
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

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