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  1. 1. SSL Certificates :Beginners GuideN E T4 I N D I A LI MI TE D
  2. 2. Web Security: Glaring FactsIn the wake of rising security threats on web, it has becomeparamount to get an SSL certificates for websites.According to Symantec Internet Security Report 2012 -• Total no. of Malware attacks in 2011: 5.5 Billion, 81 % Increase over 2010• Increase in web based attacks: 36%, 4500 new attacks each day. SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 2
  3. 3. What is an SSL Certificate • SSL Stands for ‘’Secured Socket Layer’’. • SSL Certificates create a secure session link between the visitor’s web browser and your website ensuring all the vital information is safe and secure as it is transmitted across the web. SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 3
  4. 4. What is an SSL Certificate An SSL Certificate servers two vital functions:• Authentication and verification: SSL Certificates authenticate the identity of the individual, business or website• Data Encryption: SSL Certificates encrypt the data as it travels across the web SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 4
  5. 5. Certificate Authority• The official business or legal entity issuing the SSL Certificate• SSL Certificate is most reliable when issues by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA) SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 5
  6. 6. How Does SSL Encryption WorkSSL encryption works just like a Door lock. It locks and unlocks theinformation being exchanged over the internet. Each SSL consists of two keys: • Public Key: to encrypt (scramble) the information • Private Key: to decrypt the information SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 6
  7. 7. How Will You Know That a Site Has a ValidSSL Certificate A secured site will display ‘’https://’’ before the website address in the browser address bar. Website without SSL looks like this SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 7
  8. 8. How Will You Know That a Site has a ValidSSL Certificate • A Padlock Symbol on the top or the bottom of the internet browser (depending upon the browser also) • A Trust Seal on the website. For ex. Symantec uses Norton secured Seal trust mark on their websites. • A Green Address bar in case of EV(Extended Validation) SSL Certificate SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 8
  9. 9. Where To Use an SSL Certificate You can install SSL Certificate anywhere wherever you want to secure the data being transmitted For Example :• Securing information exchange between your website and your customer’s internet,• Securing internal communication on corporate intranet• Secure email communications• Securing communication on mobiles devices SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 9
  10. 10. Net4 SSL Solutions• NET4 provides world-class SSL solutions of most trusted brands : Symantec, One stop GeoTrust, Thwate solution for all your SSL• Excellent Pricing & Multiple Year Requirements Discounts• Marketing Support, Technical and Customer Support and Sales Training Register Now SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 10
  11. 11. Contact Us• NET4 INDIA LIMITED• Corporate Office: D-25, Sector-3, Noida, U.P 201301• Call Us @ 1800-108-4444• Write to us:• Website: SSL Certificates Beginners Guide 11