What protocol secures terminal connections?

Published on August 17th, 2010 at 8:00 am

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 12:49 pm



What protocol is used to encrypt the connection between a client and a server over a terminal connection?

A) SSH

B) HTTPS

C) SFTP

D) IMAP

E) SUPERSECRET


The answer: A) SSH

Secure Shell (SSH) looks like a normal unencrypted session, but the security of SSH ensures that all of the data is encrypted across the link.

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