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All you need to know about SSL certificates, the most suitable option for you or your business, how much they cost, what web servers can use them and the most effective SSL cert to combat phishing.

  • SSL Certificate Basics

    SSL Certificates serve to help assure consumers that they are actually doing business with the website they believe they are accessing and all information passing back and forth remains private and se...

  • What is an SSL cert?

    An SSL cert provides security for your website from malware, and your customer's information from internet thieves, with cutting-edge encryption and security. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol ...

  • How much do they cost?

    Basic SSL provides quality encryption while minimizing setup time and cost. The authentication type is tied to the domain providing the least trust level of the certificates. All basic SSLs include up...

  • How do I renew my SSL Cert?

    To ensure you do not have an interruption of service you should enable auto-renew for your SSL Cert. You need to have a valid credit card connected to your account in order to enable auto-renew. If yo...

  • How do I know what type of SSL cert I need?

    There are many factors to consider when choosing the right SSL including: Type of website and information exchanged. Level of identity authentication. Strength of encryption. Trusted brand recognition...

  • What is the most effective SSL cert to combat phishing?

    EV SSL products. Extended Validation (EV) authentication is the highest level of authentication available with an SSL Certificate. Any website with an established brand reputation should consider the ...

  • What are the requirements for an EV cert?

    A signed acknowledgment of agreement from the corporate contact listed on any order for an EV SSL Certificate. A company registration document may also be required if we are unable to confirm the orga...

  • What is organization authentication?

    Organization authentication, also known as business identity authentication, is a high assurance level of authentication. SSL Certificates with this level of authentication require verification of an ...

  • What is encryption and why are there different levels?

    Encryption is a mathematical process of coding and decoding information. The number of bits (40-bit, 56-bit, 128-bit, 256-bit) tells you the size of the key. Like a longer password, a larger key has m...

  • What does browser recognition mean?

    When a browser or operating system encounters an SSL certificate, it checks to make sure that the certificate is valid and trusted. An SSL certificate is trusted if it is signed by a trusted or pre-in...