SSL 101: A guide to fundamental website security
Posted on 14 April 2014.
As use of the Internet has grown, the Web has also become more popular with scammers, identity thieves, and other cybercriminals.


Given the number of people who experience or have heard about phishing and other Web-based scams, many Internet users don't feel comfortable sharing their personal details online. Fortunately, there is Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, a standard solution for protecting sensitive information online.

But there's more to SSL than just basic safety. Read this guide to learn about what SSL does, how it works, and how it can help build credibility online.





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