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A webmaster’s handbook on SSL certificates

A webmaster’s handbook on SSL certificates

In the world of eCommerce, security is paramount. Fear of fraud continues to keep millions of consumers from shopping online. SSL Certificates give you an easy, cost-effective way to protect your visitors and earn their trust. (more…)

3 Simple steps to setup Let’s Encrypt in NginX server

3 Simple steps to setup Let’s Encrypt in NginX server

SSL certificates are costly. Or, used to be.

Now, website owners have a free, totally reliable option to setup HTTPS for their websites : Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a Certificate Authority that provides valid SSL certificates for free.

The downside is that, it can be a bit hard to setup – especially if you’re new to command lines.

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How to setup Let’s Encrypt in CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

How to setup Let’s Encrypt in CentOS 6 and CentOS 7

Setting up SSL is a costly, and often tedious process.

A decent 2048-bit certificate costs at least $149/yr, and requires the webmaster to generate a CSR, submit it to the CA, reconfigure the web server, and troubleshoot any errors. (more…)

The Secure Socket Layer

SSL is the backbone of our Secure Internet. It protects your sensitive information, as it travels around the Internet and is probably the main reason for the volume of e-transactions you witness these days.

SSL ensures that information sent across Internet is encrypted, and it reaches the intended recipient safely. Its working can be put in simple terms, as converting the data into a different language before transmitting the data – A language that only the sender and recipient can understand.

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