I'm saying VPN is not inherently more secure than SSL - it depends on your implementation (cipher chosen/key length/key exchange method etc). The statement I take issue with (and just responded to Larry about) is that SSL session handshaking is flawed and that some random hacker could decrypt a session merely by listening in at the start. TrailBlazer Systems, Inc. http://www.as400ftp.com AS/400 Communications & E-Commerce Solutions Chaos, panic and disorder...my work here is done. > -----Original Message----- > From: Chris Bipes [SMTP:email@example.com] > Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2000 10:12 AM > To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com' > Subject: RE: SSL vs. VPN > > Tim what are you saying? VPN is not more secure than SSL? Or SSL is > not to > a peculiar service? We use a 256bit VPN while SSL is now up to > 128bit. > Some SSL is only 64bit or worse yet, 56bit. > > Christopher K. Bipes mailto:ChrisB@Cross-Check.com > Sr. Programmer/Analyst mailto:Chris_Bipes@Yahoo.com > CrossCheck, Inc. http://www.cross-check.com > 6119 State Farm Drive Phone: 707 586-0551 x 1102 > Rohnert Park CA 94928 Fax: 707 586-1884 > > If consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, only geniuses work > here. > Karen Herbelin - Readers Digest 3/2000 > +--- > | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! > | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. > | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. > | To unsubscribe from this list send email to > MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. > | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: > firstname.lastname@example.org > +--- +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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