How to and best practices for deploying the SSL proxy. The SSL proxy improves visibility into SSL traffic by creating log files, and enhances performance by caching data. Using SSL proxy can increase control by:
Distinguishing between SSL and non-SSL traffic on the same port.
Distinguishing HTTPS from other protocols over SSL. * Categorizing sites by their SSL server certificate hostname.
Applying web application control policies for HTTPS traffic.
Enhancing security through: Server certificate validation, including revocation checks with the help of CRLs and OCSP. Virus scanning and URL filtering of HTTPS content.