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Learning How to install a Wildcard SSL certificate in WHM and Common Compatibility Errors

Last decade has seen a phenomenal growth in the usage of Internet. Accepted round the globe unanimously with wide arms, Internet has now become a part of everyone’s daily life. Everybody is now online, and in more ways than one would’ve imagined. People use Internet for checking news, keeping a tab on their favorite sports, listening music, watching movies, professional conversations, interacting with new people, online shopping etc. Online shopping is easy,  ubiquitous, provides a broad range of options to choose from, and most importantly saves time.  Businesses now realize the importance of being online, and most of them  have websites showcasing and selling their products. But it isn’t that easy to turn a visitor on your website into a customer. Netizens today are sma...

Understanding HTTPS, Types of SSL Certificates and Installing a SSL certificate for Microsoft Exchange 2007

With security risks becoming increasingly rife in  the Internet, SSL has become a vital entity to ensure the protection of the organizations. SSL, basically, is a security protocol designed to ensure the authenticity of a website’s integrity and the website’s content. Now, what SSL does is that it encrypts the data being transmitted between the source and destination, of course, after a secure connection is established between them. Websites involving money transactions and membership procedures, secured with SSL, are protected from cyber crimes very effectively and smoothly. Ok, SSL protects your websites. So far, so good. But how do  visitors or customers of a particular website confirm that it is secured and its safe for them to share their data here? After having a SSL installed on you...

A list of Frequently Asked Questions about WildCard SSL Certificates answered by RapidSSLonline

A WildCard SSL certificate has many advantages over a conventional SSL certificate, the most important one being it’s ability to secure not only your website URL, but also an unlimited number of its subdomains. Needless to say, a product with such  benefits does attract interest of a large pool of customers. At RapidSSLOnline, a Certificate Authority of a wide range of brands such as VeriSign (Now Symantec), GeoTrust, Thawte, and RapidSSL, we  come across a lot of such customers on a daily basis, who are curious about this product, and have a variety of questions to ask before making a decision to buy it. And hence this post. A follow up to my last article, which provided a brief overview of WildCard SSLs, this one aims to address most frequently asked questions on the web about the ...

Importance of Website Security and Gaining Customer Trust through SSL Certificates

If there’s one major invention that can serve as a hallmark of technological innovation in the 21st century, it has to be the Internet. An absolute necessity, it’s a major part of day-to- day life of more than 73% of the adults today. And why not? It makes their life easier and more fluid. Working, shopping,banking, pursuing personal interests, healthcare,  guidance,  entertainment- you name it, any and everything can be done online today. But, as the number of ways in which internet makes life easier are increasing day by day, so are  online scams and frauds . There are various malicious individuals, who go through great pains for snooping your website to find weak areas or ‘loop holes’ which they can use to gain access to it. Once they gain access to your website,...

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Internet Information Services (IIS) – 9 Easy Steps Tutorial

Installing an SSL Certificate on IIS (Internet Information Services) is not a daunting task for those who aren’t technically sound or have a detailed idea about it. This tutorial will guide you through the complete process of  SSL certificate installation on different versions of IIS. SSL Overview Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Certificates secure the customer’s information worldwide through state-of-the-art encryption methods. At the time of writing this article, there are an almost infinite number of websites using different types of SSL Certificates from a variety of brands in order to protect their customer’s privacy. SSL Certificates are specifically used to encrypt customer information as it travels between a browser and web server. Through SSL Certificates websites gain...

Frequently Asked Questions about EV SSL Certificates answered by RapidSSLonline

RapidSSLonline, an SSL security specialist, addresses some valuable questions and answers, which according to them are most frequently asked on the web. What is an EV SSL Certificate Security? EV SSL or Extended Validation SSL certificate is one of the most toughest and trusted SSL certificates, which is especially produced to protect wide level e-Business web servers and their users’ information, while it is being transferred between web browsers and servers. What type of validation does an EV SSL certificate contain? An EV SSL certificate issued  to any web organization contains complete Domain and Business Authentication details. What are some major advantages Extended Validation SSL certificate has when compared to a Standard SSL? One of the greatest advantages of obtaining an EV SSL c...

Why EV SSL Certificates are the Way to Go When Needing an SSL Solution

Are you managing an online web store? Consumers are now shopping online more than ever, learn how consumers decide who to trust before entering their credit card details.

An Infographic- How do Certification Authorities Issue SSL Certificates?

This Infographic sheds light on the steps taken by Certification Authorities for issuing the  green padlock and “https”.  Also included is information regarding  how a browser confirms the relevancy of an SSL certificate and the displays warning  for the websites which do not contain one.  You can learn more about SSL certificates and their working here and here.

Green Address Bar SSL- A Secret of Online Success

While SSL certificates are the current gold standard for online businesses and e-commerce websites, many people remain unaware that there are a number of different types of these certificates. In fact, there are a few different SSL certificates available to these online business sites, with the extended validation (EV) SSL certificate providing the highest level of online security. The security capabilities of a SSL certificate are directly related to the level of encryption used. Extended validation certificates offer online businesses the highest level of encryption, generally between 128-256 bit encryption. This ensures that all data transmissions are encrypted to the maximum, with virtually no chance of sensitive information falling into the hands of a third party. One of the greatest ...

Eukhost Announces SSL Certificates on Monthly Billing Term

eUKhost Ltd. has announced the provision of SSL Certificates on a monthly billing considering the stringent IT budgets that most companies face these days. The flexibility to pay on a monthly basis would not only reduce the overhead costs but also allow users to utilize their resources effectively. Feb 15, 2012 – Eukhost Ltd.(www.eukhost.com), a premium web hosting provider in the UK since 2001, announced the offering of SSL Certificates on monthly billing term with free malware monitoring. This update would allow users to safely transmit information over the web, keeping their budgets intact. “An SSL Certificate is a must have for an eCommerce website”, said the Technical Officer at Eukhost Ltd. “SSL is an acronym for secure socket layer and a standard of security technology that helps in...