SSL Security

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...

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 ...

Understanding Types of SSL Certificates, Their Validation Process and Points to Consider Before Buying Them

When someone purchases anything over the internet and pays through online banking or via other payment options like PayPal, 2checkout, etc.,  his/her personal information is transmitted, which if not encrypted, is at particularly high risk. The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol secures the transmission of  information between a domain name and the visitors. This means that the account information entered by an individual while shopping online should safely arrive on the server of the shop owner without any third party gaining unauthorized access to it. Also, many of you would’ve noticed a sudden increase in the number of online attacks happening over the web recently.  There are numerous types of attacks like phishing, spamming, eavesdropping etc. than can jeopardize your website, ...

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...

How to Choose the Right and Best SSL Certificate Provider-10 Simple Tips

With the number of online scams and frauds multiplying day by day, the need for SSL certificates to validate the credibility of a website is on rise. And most of the eBusiness owners are well aware of this fact, taking proper steps to put forth their website as reliable and trustworthy by displaying trusted symbols of web security on their online eCommerce platforms. However, there is a major problem when it comes to picking the right SSL certificates provider. Most people, when looking for a SSL certificate provider, put their first foot forward with google, which is perfectly alright, but the problem arises when they search using terms like cheap, cheapest, less price, best price, discount, best deal and…you get the picture.  And here is the thing- a quality SSL certificate with the stro...

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...

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