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28 December 1994
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Microsoft's Active Server Pages technology on the .NET framework.
HTML5 is the fifth revision of the HTML standard.
UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode, which is backwards compatible with ASCII.
Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
Session cookies are temporary cookies, which are deleted when the user closes the browser.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 month and 1 year.
HttpOnly cookies are used only in the HTTP protocol and not in client side scripts, which may increase security.
Non-HttpOnly cookies are used in the HTTP protocol and also in client side scripts, which may be a security threat.
Secure cookies are used only via an encrypted connections, which may increase security.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
The Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) provides amongst others a vastly larger address space than the preceding version 4. We consider a website to support IPv6 if a 128-bit address is assigned to it, regardless of the content delivered at that address.
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.
The websites redirects visitors to use SSL encryption, e.g. from http://example.com/ to https://example.com/.
DigiCert is an SSL certificate authority. This includes Verizon, whose Enterprise SSL Business has been acquired by DigiCert.
GlobalSign is an IT security service provider, also operating as SSL certificate authority.
Microsoft is a multinational technology company headquartered in USA.
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