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What Precisely are Secure Sockets Layer Certificates?

Online safety is a major priority for everybody who shops online, and your clients will demand nothing but the highest possible safety level when they pay for your services.

What Does SSL Stand for?

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol that defends your web store or logon page. The Secure Sockets Layer certificates, also known as digital certificates, encrypt the delicate information required from website visitors like address, date of birth, national insurance number, driver's license or debit card info, so that nobody could use this info for illicit purposes.

Your site visitors can recognize a protected website by the ‘https' component at the beginning of the website address, or by the lock icon in the web browser window, or by a special seal on the site.

The certificates offer two hundred and fifty six-bit encryption, and include a $10K USD warranty and a static site seal for your website. You are required to get a dedicated IP address.

So, register for a hosting account with with now and get a SSL certificate for your domain.