by cbnet
12 replies
While registering my domain name I was asked by the registrar to activate SSL certificate. Can some body advise me what is SSL certificate & what for it is required.
#certificate #ssl
  • Profile picture of the author Kingfish85
    SSL - Secure Sockets Layer. It encrypts the connection when using the protocol.
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    • Profile picture of the author 1cpawarrior
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  • Profile picture of the author powerofschool
    Ssl means Secure sockets layer , it is a technologu protects your online transactions

    and helps increase trust ini your website in three essential ways.

    SSL Certificate enables encryption of sensitive information during online tansactions.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ray Wilson
    When I first bought my website, I bothered but now I view it just as an add-on for the domain companies to make extra money.

    When you buy loads of domains, then it can add up.

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  • Profile picture of the author cbnet
    These terms are alien to me. I will learn as I progress.
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  • Profile picture of the author renukoot
    SSL - Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) - It encrypts the data which are sent over Internet. You may seen the Banking sites - Its Green Padlock (ex That S represent that site is Secured and the transaction will not be lost in between you & the Server to else place. But It also require a fix IP address.

    If you want eCommerce/ Membership Site done direct from your website - Its Good you have SSL else - " Carry On"
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    • Profile picture of the author simona86
      Normally, while transferring any sensitive information in concern of online buying and selling then you should always aware with SSL certificates security.

      Usually, SSL certificates includes two different types such as Domain Validate and Organization Validation SSL certificates. If organization using EV SSL certificate then it will more secure than Domain validation SSL certificates.

      Online stores also use WildCard SSL certificate security which secure entire web site pages including their sub domains.

      Apart from this, you can justify SSL certificate secured web site through https web site.

      Get more information about SSL certification from here

      Hope this information helps you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Robby54
    To be honest, if you do not have an eCommerce store or transferring personal client information then you really do not need it.
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  • Profile picture of the author OliviaSSLGuru
    SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer which will secure online transactions which includes sensitive information of users such as Credit Card, Bank Wire, and Pay Pal Details through encryption and decryption technology.
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  • Profile picture of the author williamjean
    ssl provides online security for sensitive information for your customers, clients from order to use the SSL security your site must have it's own static-dedicated IP address.
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  • Profile picture of the author avjy27
    what is SSL certificate?
    SSL is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, a global standard security technology developed by Netscape in 1994. SSL is all about encryption. It creates an encrypted link between a web server and a web browser. The link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browser remains private and secure and is recognized by millions of consumers by a secure padlock which appears in their browser.The SSL protocol is used by millions of e-Business providers to protect their customers ensuring their online transactions remain confidential. In order to be able to use the SSL protocol, a web server requires the use of an SSL certificate. Certificates are provided by Certification Authorities (CA) who in most cases also offer additional products and services to aid e-Businesses to demonstrate that they are trustworthy.
    why do i need?
    Over the past 10 years, consumer magazines, industry bodies and SSL VPN security providers have educated the market on the basics of online security. The majority of consumers now expect security to be integrated into any online service they use, as a result they expect any details they provide via the Internet to remain confidential and integral. For many customers, the only time they will ever consider buying your products or services online is when they are satisfied their details are secure. Using an SSL Certificate to secure your online business indicates to your customers you take their security seriously. They will visibly see that their transactions are secure, confidential and integral and it gives them the confidence that you have removed the risk associated with trading over the Internet. Using a High Assurance certificate will also assure them:-

    That the website really is who it claims to be. (Now verifiable directly by the browser)
    That credit card numbers, are encrypted and cannot be intercepted.
    That the data sent and received cannot be tampered with or forged.
    i suggest you for all this type of good and secure SSL certificate...
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