1. SSL Certificate and Enabling HTTPS to Protect Customers
SSL Certificates are the pillars of internet security and their main job is to protect your information as it travels through and across the internet and various servers.
An SSL Certificate is vital for any website as it delivers privacy, data integrity and website security. An SSL Certificate protects information such as personal data and credit card numbers so that only the intended recipient can receive and understand it. Therefore, without an SSL certificate, this information remains unsecure and readable to everyone, especially hackers.
An SSL Certificate provides authentication, which will give your customers peace of mind that they can rely on your website and creates a trust connection between you and your customers. Customers can identify this through the secure green https symbol at the beginning of a website URL on your browser, like the one pictured below!