SSL: Why Is It Useful?
Your website is the face of your business on the internet. This means that it’s essential to keep everything secure. One way to make your website safe and secure for customers to transact is by using SSL certificates. SSL certificates provide security between the user’s computer, your website, and any sensitive data transmitted. However, suppose your business doesn’t have an SSL certificate. In that case, it could be leaving itself open to hackers trying to steal personal information or other important data from its site. These hackers will likely come in through the browser since most people don’t know how to install an SSL certificate on their computers, so they rely on whichever sites they visit daily for this protection. It’s also not uncommon for frustrated customers of non-secure websites to take their business elsewhere if there isn’t enough. What is SSL? SSL or Secure Sockets Layer is an encryption-based security protocol. It is designed to provide a secure channel between tw