Confidentiality has ever become more important than those days in the era of the Internet explosion. The Internet, social media and many other technology inventions bring us enormous benefits and make our life more convenient. However, the other side of the coin which is related to privacy and security problem also obviously become concerning issues. Information spillovers occurs in many ways. In some cases, negative effects are not so clear or monster enough so you are easy to ignore. However, there exists really devastating impacts on your life when personal information is disclosed.

 

That is the reason why many website promise on their high security to help visitors feel assured, especially in ecommerce sites. Terms of use are periodically changed and they claim the right to make terms adjustment at their own disposal, without visitors’ consent. Therefore, not so many users read terms of use or believe on that. It comes to SSL Certificate, which can provide your own website’s additional security measures and enhance trust with your website visitors.

 

So what is SSL Certificate?

SSL is an abbreviation of Secure Sockets Layer. It is the backbone of secure Internet for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. The established links help protect your information when it travels between computer networks worldwide. Put it simple, SSL plays a function of building safe connection when information is exchanged from computers to computers.

For the Internet surfers, they can see your website address beginning with “https://” with a small padlock icon and “Secure” word. They are signs for a trustworthy or reliable website, which is encrypted so that your personal information such as credit card number, passwords, personal contacts, etc. will be unreadable. Apart from the intended recipients at the end of the information transaction, no one is able to decipher.

In short, SSL or Secure Sockets Layer protects your website visitors information from hackers and maintain your own prestige as well.

 

How does it work?

If you want to secure your website with SSL Certificate, you may need to go to a trusted 3rd parties who have enough authority to verify information provided by your companies or organizations and issue a certificate. When you use VPSTrust website hosting, a Free SSL is already included to give you an additional security layer beside basic privacy features which have been ensured.

After that, the HTTPS protocol over the data sent between browser and website will be set up. It is an encryption layer on top of it to ensure all communication message will be encrypted. It confirms that your data is directly transferred to your intended server. And only that server can receive and read your signals. The process will be repeated again and again, just in the connection between only two parties.

 

Read more about: The importance of website secure with SSL encryption.

 

The benefits of using SSL?

Protect sensitive information while it is transferred. Because information will be encrypted, just the one who is allowed to see can see your message, which may include private information about credit cards, passwords, etc.

Authentication is the 2nd main function of SSL. People can pretend to be your “intended server” to receive your information. By Public Key Infrastructures, SSL verifies and makes sure that you are it is your right server, then prevent information leaking.

Website prestige or trust is not a point directly related to technical feature, but it is your large benefit. It is a signal that your customer or website visitors will look at to assess your website and decide whether they should trust you.

 

VPSTrust website hosting includes Free SSL in all packages, even FREE or Commercial plans. With our plans, you can initiate a secure sessions to enhance website prestige, increase Google ranks and improve conversion rate. Feel free to check it, no cost is charged at all.

 

 

 

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