HTTPS flow explained

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This is an interesting graphical explanation on how the HTTPS handshaking occurs.

Most people working in Web Services don’t understand the HTTPS handshaking implications. This is a critical information to know since it can potentially have a detrimental effect on High Latency network connections.

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