A web infrastructure construct that facilitates the trust relationship between a web site as information provider and a client's web client (browser) as information consumer. It contains elements to satisfy authentication to satisfy requirements that parties to the connection are who they claim to be, and assist in handshaking for paired encryption methods to satisfy secure communication.
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