• Subject: RE: SSL vs. VPN
  • From: Tim McCarthy <timm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 20:29:51 -0500

> You don't.  VPN open a secure door to your entire network.  SSL open a
> secure path to a peculiar service.  SSL open the door to the public in
> a way
> that no-one can (hopefully) decipher.  VPN is more private and thus
> more
> secure. You only issue certificates to those you know and trust,
> hopefully.
> 
> Someone listening at the begging of a SSL session can potentially get
> your
> keys and decrypt your whole session.
> 
        [Tim McCarthy]  Huh? You were right up to the part when you said
that SSL was a secure path to a service.
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