Chapter 20. HTTP and HTTPS Inspection
The Web Proxy Application Filter 529
Configuring HTTPS Inspection 534
Configuring the HTTP Filter 550
The main protocol used in the World Wide Web is HTTP. However, when this protocol was created, security was not a big concern. The traffic that transits the Web using HTTP is generally open and the content can be accessible to any user using a network sniffer. The Internet changed through the years from a research network (ARPANET) to a commercial network, which created the need to add a secure protocol to allow private information over HTTP; this is known as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), and when used with HTTP, is known as HTTPS. Microsoft Forefront TMG is able to inspect traffic that uses HTTP and ...