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Specifically, channels built using well known protocols such as VPN, SSL, and TLS can be vulnerable to a number of attacks.Pinning is the process of associating a host with their expected X509 certificate or public key.For re-use, a program would keep doing the things it used to do when establishing a secure connection.To harden the channel, the program would take advantage of the callback offered by a library, framework or platform.Downloading/unpacking requests Cannot fetch index base URL https://pypi.python.org/simple/ Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement requests Cleaning up...
Users, developers, and applications expect end-to-end security on their secure channels, but some secure channels are not meeting the expectation.
Since one or both are almost always true, you should probably pin all the time.
If you are working for an organization which practices "egress filtering" as part of a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) strategy, you will likely encounter Interception Proxies.
Add the interception proxy's public key to your pinset after being instructed to do so by the folks in Risk Acceptance.
The idea is to re-use the exiting protocols and infrastructure, but use them in a hardened manner.