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SSL is the standard 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 an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers.

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  1. 1. SSL Certificate BY
  2. 2. BigRockWhat is SSL?SSL is a commonly-used protocol for managing the security of messagetransmission on the Internet. SSL or Digital certificates ensure that eachwebsite that is used for gathering and transmitting customer information isgenuine and guarantees the safety of this information.
  3. 3. BigRock How does SSL work?SSL uses public key encryption technology for authentication. Public keyencryption requires that a public key and a private key be generated for anapplication.
  4. 4. BigRockData encrypted with a public key can only be decrypted using itscorresponding private key and vice versa.The private key is stored in a key database file that is password-protected.Only the owner of the private key can access it to decrypt messages that areencrypted using the corresponding public key.
  5. 5. BigRockIn order to ensure maximum security, a digital certificate is issued by a third-party Certificate Authority (CA) like VeriSign. A digital certificate verifies theidentity of an entity through the following four fields:
  6. 6. BigRock Organizational InformationThis section of the certificate contains information that uniquely identifies the owner of the certificate, such as organizational name and address. Public keyThe receiver of the certificate uses a public key to decipher encrypted text sent by the certificate owner to verify its identity. A public key has a corresponding private key that encrypts the text.
  7. 7. BigRock Certificate Authority’s Distinguished nameThe issuer of the certificate identifies itself with this information. Digital SignatureThe issuer of the certificate signs it with a digital signature to verify its authenticity. This signature is compared to the signature on the corresponding CA certificate to verify that the certificate originated from a trusted certificate authority.
  8. 8. BigRockWhy is a Digital Certificate important?A website is one of the best ways for any business to find new customers. But thiswill only happen if the website is well designed and necessary security measuresare in place. Typically SSL is used to secure credit card transactions, datatransfer, logins and more recently is becoming the norm when securing browsingof social media sites.
  9. 9. BigRockWhy is a Digital Certificate important?The SSL certificate is the only way to secure your online transactions and toshow your customers that you really value their privacy.
  10. 10. BigRockWhy is a Digital Certificate important?An important component of SSL is the ‘Secured by VeriSign’ Seal which is a globally recognized trust mark, available for display in 13 different languages.When you download your seal, choose the size and language most appropriatefor your web site.
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