Network Security Services Alternatives

    Network Security Services is described as '(NSS) comprises a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications with an option' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are five alternatives to Network Security Services for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is OpenSSL, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Network Security Services are GnuTLS (Free, Open Source), mbed TLS (Free), Themis (Free, Open Source) and SharkSSL (Free Personal).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 3, 2015

    • OpenSSL is a framework which implements the secure socket layer. It ships with a program/library which gives you access to all those functions.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Haiku
    • GnuTLS (the GNU Transport Layer Security Library) is a free software implementation of the SSL, TLS and DTLS protocols.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • mbed TLS (formerly known as PolarSSL) makes it trivially easy for developers to include cryptographic and SSL/TLS capabilities in their (embedded) products, facilitating this functionality with a minimal coding footprint.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • BSD
    • Themis is a cryptolibrary, providing high-quality security services for secure messaging and encrypted storage. Themis is aimed at modern development practices, with wrappers for Ruby, Python, PHP, Java / Android and iOS / OSX.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
    • The SSL/TLS and Certificate tutorial for Windows enables you to fast track your understanding of the SSL/TLS protocol, Certificate Management, and secure communication.
      • Free Personal
      • Windows