SSL – Your Website Needs it!
What is SSL? Is it really beneficial for our website?
A SSL (Secure sockets layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all the data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. It is basically an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers.
CREATING A SSL CONNECTION
• When you try to create a SSL connection, there will be a number of questions about your company website and then it creates two cryptographic keys
A private key
A public key
• A public key is placed into a certificate signing request (CSR)- a date file which also contains your details.
• During the application process, the Certificate Authority will validate the necessary details and issue a SSL certificate to the private key.
Yes, it is very much beneficial for the website because:
It inspires trust and show visitors that you actually value their privacy.
They increase the customer confidence.
They protect each and every sensitive information like Address, Password or Credit card number by encrypting the data during transmission from the server computer to a customer’s web server.
All SSL certificates are issued to either the companies or to a legally accountable individual. This certificate contains the domain name, company name, address, city etc. Apart from these it also contains the expiry date of the certificate and as well as the renewable process.
So, here’s the alert to all the website, act smart and try getting a SSL certificate ASAP.