For those interested, some IBM documentation pointers:
* "IBM security providers: An overview" at
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerwork...msecurity.html
* "Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) (1.0.3) Reference Guide for the Java
2 SDK, Standard Edition, v 1.4.2" at
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerwork...ERefGuide.html