Transport Layer Security, and authentication and encryption standard that is widely used and also adopted by DICOM as a means to implement security. It is the successor of SSL.

Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides secure comminucations on the Internet. TLS is an addition to the OSI layer 4: transport layer, and is a successor of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. Part 15 of the DICOM standard contains a Secure Transport Connection Profile for TLS.


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WW stands for Window Width. Window Width controls contrast is a range of grayscale values to be mapped on monitor…


SMPTE (Society for Motion Picture and Television Engineers) is an international standards development organization. SMPTE has specified several test patterns,…

SOP Class

A SOP (Service Object Pair) Class is a combination of a service such as Store, Retrieve, and an object such…