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[Discuss] My Bank's Web Site is Behaving Oddly

On Sat, May 07, 2016 at 08:25:29AM -0400, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> On 5/4/2016 5:37 PM, Kent Borg wrote:
> > -kb, the Kent who admits he doesn't know how https works through Akamai
> > and the like.
> It doesn't. Akamai is a TLS termination point.  They have the private
> keys of any domain they are proxying for, so they can act as the TLS
> endpoint. Once your connection gets into their system, it is up to
> Akamai to protect it and you have no visibility into whether your data
> stays encrypted in transit within Akamai.

Except that such things have industry standards, like PCI, which
require regular auditing.

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