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PCT - Private Communications Technology#

Private Communications Technology 1.0 was a protocol developed by Microsoft in the mid-1990s.

PCT was designed to address security flaws in version 2.0 of Netscape's Secure Sockets Layer protocol and to force Netscape to hand control of the then-proprietary SSL protocol to an open standards body.

Schannel SSP supports PCT 1.0 for backward compatibility only.

Private Communications Technology it SHOULD NOT be used for new development.

PCT supports most of the cipher suites supported by SSL 2.0.

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