SSL certificate are digital data files that are installed on a web server that activates a padlock and the HTTPS protocol that encrypts information being communicated from the web browser to a browser.
To buy an SSL certificate you require to have a website that is already hosted and running on the internet because SSL certificates protect or encrypt the information being communicated from the client to the server. Or either way, the HTTPS protocol creates an end to end encryption of data and information being passed.
The Certificate Authority (CA) is responsible for issuing of the digital certificates and certifies the ownership of a public key by the named subject of the certificate.
One can purchase an SSL certificate from a CA or from the hosting provider who provides your internet services. The hosting companies that sell the SSL certificates usually have an agreement with the CA to issue the SSL certificates to clients after hosting services or even for websites not hosted with that particular company.
The following is a list of some of the SSL providers globally.
These are some of the SSL providers Certificate Authorities where you can purchase your SSL certificate and also hosting companies like Truehost cloud also offer reseller SSL certificates to individuals, businesses and organizations in agreement with the CA.
Benefits of Securing your Website with an SSL Certificate
Helps kick out hackers. Protected sites are free from eavesdropping, man-in-middle attack and sniffing attacks.
It boosts ranking and brand value. Google is ranking the websites starting with HTTPS in the URL therefore for secured sights then you get a high ranking by google. Your brand value increases as your customers are able to trust your website and product if you have secured it with an SSL certificate. They will be confident to provide their sensitive information to your site because they trust they are secure.
Creates secure payment and safe shopping. Online transactions happen when there is secure connection, no one would ever dare send credit card information to unsecure website using the HTTP protocol.
They build trust with extended authentication.
Truehost SSL Certificates
Truehost cloud is a hosting company that provides reseller SSL certificate to clients and offers free SSL certificates for web hosting and domain registration done with us.
Truehost provides free let’s encrypt and Comodo free SSL certificate. Order our hosting services here www.truehost.co.ke and get yourself a free SSL certificate.
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