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How Do Secure Sockets Layer Certificates Work?

Online security is priority No. 1 for everyone who purchases services online, and your customers will want nothing but the highest possible level of safety when they purchase your services.

What Does SSL Mean?

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol that safeguards your web storefront or sign-in page. The Secure Sockets Layer certificates, also referred to as digital certificates, encrypt the delicate data required from web site visitors such as place of residence, date of birth, national insurance number, driver's license or debit card details, so that nobody could use these details for illegal purposes.

Your web site visitors can recognize a secure site by the ‘https' component at the beginning of the URL, or by the padlock symbol in the web browser window, or by a special seal on the site.

The digital certificates offer two hundred and fifty six-bit encryption, and include a ten thousand dollar warranty and a site seal for your web site. You are required to have a static IP address.

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