Secure communication

Let's turn our attention to how the AMQP messages can be transferred securely on the wire and how to ensure secure communication between the publishers/subscribers and our message broker. Even if the message broker is not visible to the outside world, there is still the risk of an insider attack taking place. This could be either a network tap or hub that is added with malicious intent to the communication link between the message broker and publishing/subscribing applications or a form of ARP (address resolution protocol) poisoning. In both cases, traffic can be forwarded to a listening port on a machine that aims to sniff communication. The next step is to capture and analyze the incoming traffic. To simulate the capturing ...

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