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It is essential for every business to protect its customers by implementing necessary security measures. We want you to have the best options available in terms of your website’s security, so we offer SSL certificates as an add-on service.
Secure your website with a Secure Sockets Layer certificate from Hostwinds. In addition to providing your website with more robust security, SSL certificates improve your website’s SEO. Search engines rank websites with an SSL higher than those without. This alone makes an SSL certificate a genuinely invaluable add-on service.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is SSL used for?
SSL is used to secure credit card transactions, data transfer, and logins, and more recently is becoming the norm when securing the browsing of social media sites. SSL Certificates bind together: A domain name, server name, or hostname. An organizational identity (i.e. company name) and location.
What is the purpose of an SSL certificate?
An SSL certificate may be a type of digital certificate that gives authentication for a website and enables an encrypted connection. These certificates communicate to the client that the web service host demonstrated ownership of the domain to the certificate authority at the time of certificate issuance.
Is Gmail SSL or TLS?
Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a security protocol that encrypts email to protect its privacy. TLS is the successor to Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Gmail always uses TLS by default.
What is positive SSL?
Positive SSL is a type of Domain Validated SSL Certificate from Comodo. Positive SSL is the best choice for websites that involves less user information, with just the basic level of validation.
What Details Does an SSL Certificate Include?
An SSL certificate includes the details of the party to whom the certificate has been issued. It includes the subsequent information:
- Domain Name.
- Which person, organization, or device it was issued to.
- Which certificate authority issue.
- Certificate Signature Algorithm.
- Associated subdomains.
- Issue date of the certificate.
- SSL/TLS Version.
- Certificate Validity Period.
- Certificate Authority (CA) Details.
- Public Key.
- Public Key Algorithm.
Why Do I Need an SSL Certificate?
- Keep data secure between servers.
- Increase your Google Rankings.
- Build/Enhance customer trust.
- Improve conversion rates.
Hostguid Expert Score on Hostwinds SSL
Security - 82%
Support - 94%
Value For Money - 68%