Perl extension for using OpenSSLhttp://search.cpan.org/dist/Net_SSLeay.pm/
This module offers some high level convinience functions for accessing
web pages on SSL servers (for symmetry, same API is offered for
accessing http servers, too), a sslcat() function for writing your own
clients, and finally access to the SSL api of SSLeay/OpenSSL package
so you can write servers or clients for more complicated applications.