SSL Performance Problems

SSL Performance Problems

What is the impact on performance when client-side secure sockets layer (SSL) decryption is included as a feature with a next generation firewall (NGFW), or when offloaded to a separate SSL appliance? Is such decryption even warranted, and how can the enterprise offset the SSL risk? Read on for answers.

As with all NSS Labs group tests, there was no fee for participation. All testing was conducted independently and was not paid for by any vendor.