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Difference Between SSL and TLS

Nicholas Wong
Nicholas Wong

SSL is the predecessor to TLS

  • SSL 1.0 was never released to public
  • SSLv2 in 1995, deprecated in 2011 (link)
  • SSL v3 in 1996, deprecated in 2015 (link)
  • TLS 1.1 in 1999
  • TLS 1.2 in 2008
  • TLS 1.3 currently in draft (link)


Network Security

Nicholas Wong

Fullstack software engineer with strong background in computer science and extensive experience in software engineering and architecture. Studied in NYU, worked in Yahoo, Rakuten and Manulife.