Earlier, only businesses that dealt with confidential information such as credit card or online transactions, were bothered about their website security.
But with most advanced browsers now making HTTPS mandatory, and even Google considering it as a parameter for website ranking, every website is now getting an SSL certificate. (more…)
Days are gone when we needed a dedicated IP for each website with SSL!
With Server Name Indication(SNI) extension of the Transport Layer Security protocol, it is now possible to use authentic SSL certificates for sites hosted on shared IP addresses. If you are on a Linux hosted environment, you could very well reap the benefit of the feature right away.
1. Reduces the cost of adding dedicated IP addresses
2. All domains can have their own SSL certificates installed