What is SSL certificate?
SSL Certificates are the public key certificates, an electronic document used to prove the ownership of a public key. Installed on a web server, it activates the https protocol and allows secure connections from a server to a users browser. SSL usually used to secure sensitive information such as credit card transactions, logins and many more. Novadays SSL certificate is de-facto standard for every web-site in world wide web.
Why SSL certificate is needed?
The information you send over the Internet is passed from your web-broswer to another computers and servers to reach the destination. Any other machine in the chain between you and the destination server can see your valuable information. If this information is not encrypted you will expose this information to the third party. Thats why it is so important to use SSL certificate to maintain the trust in web-site you reach in the internet. Encrypted certificates are one of the simpliest and best ways to protects your data from hackers and other malicious activity.
How to get a SSL certificate?
Free SSL Certificates by LetsEncrypt are integrated into our shared hosting plan. For many other purposes, for example to increase the trust into your web-site, it may still be worthwhile to obtain a commercially issued certificate.
We also offer certificates from RapidSSL starts at 20.- CHF net for a single-domain with any subdomain names. RapidSSL is a subsidiary of GeoTrust, a highly trusted, internationally recognized certificate authority. Certificates from RapidSSL offers up to 256-bit SSL encryption what is an ultimate solution to protect transactions and confidential data transmission.