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Presentation Layer (Layer 6)

  • Responsible for reformatting, compressing, and/or encrypting data in a way that the receiving application can read it
    • Syntax processing
    • Example: Email message encrypted at this layer by an email client or by the OS
  • Converts data from one format to another
  • Passes data between the application layer and the session layer

Computer Science Networking OSI Model