Digital certificates serve as the backbone of internet security.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates, sometimes called digital certificates, are used to establish an encrypted connection between a browser or user's computer and a server or website. The SSL connection protects sensitive data, such as credit card information, exchanged during each visit, which is called a session, from being intercepted from non-authorized parties.
SSL is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted
Here’s how it works.
Invisible to the end-user, a process called the “SSL handshake” creates a secure connection between a web server and a browser. Three keys are used to create a symmetric session key, which is then used to encrypt all in-transit data.
Establish trust and online security for your website visitors and business.
* Encrypt sensitive data
* Activate HTTPS and the lock icon
* Comply with PCI standards
* Prove legitimacy
* Strengthen brand identity
* Increase SEO rank
Extended Validation requires businesses to go through a rigorous validation process to prove identity, making it the highest degree of authentication available. EV-secured sites are given a green branded address bar, which is one of the most highly recognizable trust indicators on the web.
Not sure which SSL certificate you need? Scan the chart above to find the certificate that best meets your site security needs.