Definition of TLS

TLS stands for Transport Layer Security and is a data encryption protocol ensuring privacy between communicating applications and their users over unsecured networks such as webmail. It replaces SSL, or Secure Socket Layer.

Technology can sometimes be hard to decipher. So if you’re searching for the definition of TLS then the Freesat Glossary can help. Take a look at the above information for the TLS definition and an explanation of Transport Layer Security.