What is SSL Certificate?
SSL is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer. SSL provides a secure connection, allowing you to transmit private data online. Sites secured with SSL display a padlock in the browsers URL and possibly a green address bar if secured by an EV SSL certificate.
The SSL protocol is used by millions of e-Business providers to protect their customers, ensuring their online transactions remain confidential. To use the SSL protocol, a web server requires the use of an SSL certificate.
Sites need SSL Encryption to protect an exchange of data including login boxes, credit card payments, or any personal information. All web browsers have the ability to interact with SSL secured sites so long as the sites SSL is from a recognized Certificate Authority, such as Comodo.
Online security is essential to conducting business online — and it’s foremost in the minds of your customers. All of the following SSL Certificates come with ‘https’ in your Web site address and a closed padlock symbol in your browser window to assist with displaying the confidence both you and your customers should have when transacting on your website.