How to prepare for vulnerabilities in secure communication channels

SSL/TLS communication channels play a very important role in Internet security. It is the “S” in HTTPS. It is the technology that makes our electronic conversations safe from eavesdropping. In the wake of attacks such as Logjam and DROWN, there are concerns about the strength of the security mechanisms used in TLS channels. In practice, this means that protocols and cipher suites once thought to be secure, can have vulnerabilities, and then become insecure. Systems need software updates to fix the problem.