To ensure the highest level of security of information we use 128 bit SSL encryption. This is a method that scrambles information while it is moving from one source to another to prevent the information being tampered with or viewed.
hamilton.ca’s secure network infrastructure includes the following components:
A) Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Is a form of encryption that protects information being transmitted over the Internet to prevent it being tampered with during transit.
Is a method of scrambling information while it moves from one source to another, that protects the contents
Is a method of keeping a network secure. Firewalls are commonly used to give users secure access to the Internet as well as to separate a company's public web server from its internal network.
Cookies are small text files or small pieces of information which a web site stores through your web browser on your PC that it can later retrieve when you log back on to the site.
hamilton.ca strongly recommends that all users have up to date Anti Virus and Personal Firewall protection on any computer used to connect to the internet.