Java Secure Socket Extension
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In computing, the Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) provides a set of packages which enable secure Internet communications. It implements a Java technology version of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. It includes functionality for data encryption, server authentication, message integrity, and optional client-authentication.
JSSE, an optional package for Java versions 1.2 and 1.3, became integrated into version clarify].[