Mediocre Engineer’s Guide to HTTPS

The content discusses the lifecycle of an HTTP request, focusing on how data is transmitted across the internet through various layers. The explanation delves into the process of HTTP requests, including the TCP handshake, DNS lookup, and routing of packets. It also covers the importance of security layers, such as TLS, in ensuring encrypted communication. The piece highlights a detailed overview of the TLS handshake process and distinguishes between TLS versions, emphasizing the improved security measures of TLS 1.3. The author humorously acknowledges the deceptive nature of the content and provides a shameless plug for their consultancy services.

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