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April 22, 2021

What is SSL?

Websites need SSL certificates to keep user data secure, verify ownership of the website, prevent attackers from creating a fake version of the site, and convey trust to users. HTTPS is the secure form of HTTP, which means that HTTPS websites have their traffic encrypted by SSL.

What it protects

The core function of an SSL certificate is to protect server-client communication. On installing SSL, every bit of information is encrypted. In layman’s terms, the data is locked and can only be unlocked by the intended recipient (browser or server) as no one else can have the key to open it.

Online payments

If you accept online payments, you may have heard about PCI/DSS requirements, which is the global standard set by the payment card industry (PCI) to ensure websites are compliant with the gathering of sensitive information from customers. To receive online payments


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