SSL Certificates: What Are They, And Why Are They Essential For Your Firm’s Website?

SSL Certificates

Google will begin to penalize all those pages that collect data of some kind, such as forms or credit card data, and do not have an SSL Certificates.

What Is It

An SSL certificate (Secure Socket Layer Certificate) is a virtual certificate assigned to a domain. It makes it possible to secure the connection, preventing data sent and received when visiting websites from being intercepted by third parties. The data is encrypted and decrypted at the ends of the communication, being unreadable during transit.

Which Provide

Build Trust With Customers

Clients only trust websites that have visible security elements: URL starting with https, from a known entity, padlock in the browser bar … Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and other browsers are already flagging websites that do not use the HTTPS secured protocol, instead of classic HTTP, such as insecure sites. These alerts will progressively become more explicit.

They Are Suitable For The Positioning Of The Webs

Search engines like Google increasingly consider the presence of an SSL certificate to improve the positioning (SEO) of a website.

Improve Data Security

SSL certificates make it possible to secure an encrypted connection so that user and customer data (users, passwords, forms …) travel safely.

What Types Of The Certificate Are There

Basic SSL Certificate

  • Guarantees privacy in communication
  • Prevent new browsers from marking the site as “not secure.”
  • Improve search engine SEO
  • Show a padlock in the browser’s address bar

Extended SSL Certificate

Guarantees privacy in communication

  • Prevent new browsers from marking the site as “not secure.”
  • Improve search engine SEO
  • Show a padlock in the browser’s address bar.
  • Owner identification; guarantees its visitors the authenticity of the website. Displays the certified owner in the browser bar.
  • Validate the organization
  • It shows that the company is legitimate.
  • The green browser address bar

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