SSL Certificates and Browsing Security for Internet Users

SSL Certificates

Internet Browsing Security for End Users.

SSL is a web security protocol which creates encrypted and secure virtual link between a web server and a client browser over the internet. SSL Certificate is used by millions of websites worldwide to protect the information that’s transmitted over the internet through the websites.

In recent time Public used to grow more and more internet and engaged in lots of activity on Internet. Generation has been dependent to internet and spent lots of time on internet for shopping, social website, Banking are lots more.

While using website, customer’s end use personal sensitive information like the bank credentials, email, social security numbers and other vital information like credit card details.

The security is the BIG concern for internet users, as day by day internet users are growing beside cyber threats potentially growing and creating challenges for internet organization.

Now, the question is what is security of internet website? An unprotected website is a security risk to customers, other businesses, and public/government sites.

We have all seen and heard that customer’s private data, email addresses, passwords or credit card details are leaked.

Even big giant organization like’s Financial institution, Governments, Banking, Google, Yahoo, Facebook being hacked and have trouble salvage their customers’ trust after such a breach.

Is that a risk you want to take? Website owner’s need website security defenses to prevent this from happening to your customers.

Use Secure Browsing with SSL

Keep in mind that you always browse HTTPS (where the ‘S’ stands for ‘secure) website while online shopping, Banking transition, email and where you feel this transmission should be secured.

Example -:  https://www.google.com  (Secure website with https SSL)

When installed on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser.

 

HTTPS website handles SSL certificates.SSL Certificates provide secure, encrypted communications between a website server and a client browser. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, the protocol which provides the encryption.

SSL Certificates are typically installed on pages that require end-users to submit sensitive information over the internet like credit card details or passwords. Example pages include Bank payment pages, online forms and login pages.

What is SSL Certificates?

Typically an SSL Certificate are small set of data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details such as domain name, your company name, your address, your city, your state and your country.

SSL Certificate allows secure connections from a web server to a browser, establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a client browser.

SSL is an industry standard protocols and is used by millions of websites to protect of their online transactions with their customers. The 443 is the default TCP port used for HTTPS.


Free SSL Checker online Tool

https://www.sslshopper.com/ssl-checker.html

https://www.geocerts.com/ssl-checker

https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/

https://comodosslstore.com/ssltools/ssl-checker.php

 

Author: Ronnie Singh

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