The importance of SSL for ecommerce websites

Secure Socket Layer or SSL are highly evolved, complex algorithms that establish a safe connection between the website server and the customers browser. This one-on-one connection ensures that any information that the customer chooses to share is only visible to him and the host server. Without an SSL Certificate the computer user is at a ...

What is an UC SSL certificate?

A UC SSL certificates is a  SSL certificate that can protect all of your domains on a shared server using a single certificate. You can have five or more domains protected using this UC SSL certificate without having the need to purchase individual certificates that could cost a lot. Unified Communications Certificates (UCC) are SSL ...

How can I secure my business and users’ information with an SSL Certificate?

As fraud continues to become a booming internet trend, most online users will not submit their private details on the web unless they know that the information they provide is securely transmitted and not accessible for just anyone to view. An SSL Certificate is the solution for eCommerce merchants to secure their web platforms and ...

Difference Between Wildcard SSL Vs SAN Certificate

There are two types of Multi use SSL certificates available today and they are explained here: Wildcard Certificates – Wildcard certificates are widely used to secure multiple subdomains under a single unique fully qualified domain name. The benefit with this certificate is that that it not only makes it simple to manage the certificate, but it ...

How to Upgrade the SSL Certificate From 1024-bit to 2048-bit

It’s now the best time to step up security because, well, it’s required now. The specific dates of these mandates for new certificates and renewals will vary depending on the brand and type of certificate. For some, there is nothing that needs to be done for those currently installed certificates, however, when those certificates expire ...

Websites encrypted with 1024-bit SSL certificates will no longer be recognized by browsers

New Certificate/Browser (CA/B) Forum Industry Standard Set to Begin on January 1st, 2014 As per the new rule agreed upon at the Certificate/Browser (CA/B) forum, the governing body for the SSL industry, all active, issued security certificates must be signed with 2048-bit encryption beginning January 1st, 2014. This new standard was suggested by the National ...

Google builds bigger crypto keys to make site forgeries harder

No one has cracked a 1024-bit key yet, but Google isn’t taking any chances. Hc_07 Google is upgrading the digital certificates used to secure its Gmail, Calendar, and Web search services. Beginning on August 1, the company will start upgrading the RSA keys used to encrypt Web traffic and authenticate to 2048-bits, twice as many ...

Securing Your Web Site Down Under

Creating a Web site for your business is as important nowadays as what you sell or the services you provide. Without a reliable, easy-to-find Web site, your customers will have a hard time finding you, since paper phone directories are obsolete, and calling information is also obsolete when compared to the wealth of site finders, ...