SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is also the current security standards for millions of websites around the world, it protects data transmitted over the Internet environment.
If your website is interactive website that allows users to login, to send personal information to the website, or to send information about bank account…etc. or any information from the user’s browser to the server that needed to be secure and not stolen. Then customers should use SSL for their website, email, ftp…etc
If not use SSL, customers or users once logged in, launch personal information on the website, the hacker can easily use the method of attack as Man-in-the-middle to steal information.
Please don’t worry about this, please contact the technical department of 123Host, we will help you setup SLL quickly and free.
Depending on the type of SSL that you register. Most CSR needs, personal contact information, company contact information (if the SSL for business), the domain name and register email.
CSR stands for Certificate Signing Request, is a file that contains infomations necessary to require SSL. This file is created by you. If you are not technically proficient, please contact 123Host, we will help you (free of charge)
Extended Validation (EV) SSL. This SSL Certificates not only domain name but also authenticate for the businesses. When performing released EV SSL, SSL publishers will require a copy of business registration license, the specific information of the business and the information is carefully checked to ensure no fake information, then new EV SSL is released. A website using EV SSL, the browser address bar will be light blue, showing the full information of the company to increase the degree of reliability of the website.
Businesses, large scale corporations, banks…etc all use SSL EV.
SSL site logo seal is provided free by the SSL publisher (Comodo, GeoTrust, Symantec.vv). Users accessing the website will see this security logo, increased the reliability of the website.
Wildcard SSL is kind of an SSL certificate can be used for the primary domain and all sub-domains of the website. This type is ideal for customers using multiple sub-domains such as the online shop , sub-domains need SSL for the purpose facebook apps…etc
If your SSL is not using Wildcard SSL, virtually you can only use SSL for the domain names and sub-domains www. For example, the domain name is 123host.vn you also use SSL for www.123host.vn (unless some Symantec SSL does not support www, you can see the SSL price list for more detailed).
Criteria for choosing the company and type of SSL depends on the size of the individual / company, data transmission characteristics of the website, website forms and financial viability of customers. For more advice, please contact 123Host to get specific answers.