Some interesting resources on TLS1.3

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is used by a growing number of applications in today’s Internet. While updating the TLS chapter of the third editio of Computer Networking: Principles, Protocols and Practice , I had to look at interesting articles on TLS and version 1.3 in particular. Some of them could be very useful for readers of the e-book:

  • In TLS Beyond the Browser: Combining End Host and Network Data to Understand Application Behavior that was presented recently at IMC 2019, Blake Anderson and David Mc Grew provide a very detailed analysis of the evolution of the TLS ecosystem based on data collected in many networks. A very interesting result is Figure 6 that shows that the fraction of the observed TLS connections for different applications over time.

TLS usage

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Written on November 3, 2019