What is the event sequence of an SSH connection and how does that help protect the integrity of SSH communication between two hosts?

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The following series of events help protect the integrity of SSH communication between two hosts:

  • A cryptographic handshake is made so that the client can verify that it is communicating with the correct server.

  • The transport layer of the connection between the client and remote host is encrypted using a symmetric cipher.

  • The client authenti...

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