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HyperText Standard Protocol (HTTP) is the de-facto standard protocol for working with webpages and data on the internet today. HTTPS is the secure protocol extension to HTTP that includes variable strength encryption to the transmission. The casual user may think that this security is sufficient, but safeguarding sensitive information is paramount in our modern cloud computing age. The good news is that you don't need to spend a fortune increasing your security when browsing the web and conducting critical transactions online. An HTTPS proxy can add a crucial extra layer of protection when you need it most.

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Want to know most important points about HTTPS Proxy?

HTTPS proxies work in various ways to enhance your security and privacy online. You might assume that an HTTPS proxy functions exactly as a standard HTTP proxy, but several critical differences exist.

Because HTTPS implements encryption, it prevents any middle-man from listening in on the connection. Therefore, by design, HTTPS does not inherently play nicely with regular proxies. While the process may seem identical to an end-user, your browser must jump through some hoops to establish a secure proxy connection.

The first step in the process involves contacting the server over a designated TCP port. These port numbers may seem arbitrary, and to some extent, they are, although a server administrator may map out specific ports for particular uses. Additionally, certain ports are standard, such as port 23 for POP3 mail and port 80 for normal web browsing.

Next, the security handshake process starts. Handshaking typically utilizes two standard encryption schemes— Transport Layer Security (TLS) or the older Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). The idea behind these standards is to establish a “trust chain” where each link the messaging route is identified and verified.

These encryption methods exclude any third parties from eavesdropping on the communication between the client and server. Thus, the handshake process will usually fail against a proxied connection.

An HTTPS proxy completes the handshake process using various methods, such as passive exclusion, authoritative inclusion, or dynamic.

For passive exclusion, a proxy will remove itself from the chain of trust entirely by relaying all handshake messages directly to the client, as-is. This method is not as secure because all data associated with the handshake will not benefit from the proxy’s encryption layer.

Authoritative inclusion is available when the proxy has SSL or TLS credentials and can act as a secure secondary server. This kind of HTTPS proxy establishes a security sub-layer between itself and the client. This method provides more protection during the handshake process.

As you might imagine, a dynamic HTTPS proxy can perform either of these methods depending on the situation. Dynamic HTTPS proxies are usually the preferred option since they offer the most compatibility with various servers.

FAQ

What is an HTTPS proxy?

At its most basic level, an HTTPS proxy is a relay that sits between your device and the internet, providing additional privacy safeguards. An HTTPS proxy differs from a standard proxy by offering compatibility with encryption protocols such as SSL and TLS.

When should I use an HTTPS proxy?

HTTPS proxies are ideal for any scenario where extra security is warranted, such as banking or bypassing geofencing. In those circumstances, you desire complete anonymity and full data encryption, which an HTTPS proxy provides.

Is an HTTPS proxy safe?

Yes, HTTPS proxies are safer than using standard non-proxied connections and provide extra safeguards beyond the standard encryption offered by HTTPS. Because the proxy will be privy to all the data it relays, be sure to only purchase from a trusted provider.

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