Secure Your Domain with SSL
SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer), creates a secure link between a website and a visitor’s browser, If you sell products or services on your website and accept credit cards online, you need an SSL Certificate for website security. All web hosting providers mentioned in step 1 has free SSL with free installation to your domain, just ask the customer service or submit a ticket.
Let’s Encrypt is a free and open certificate authority service that is provided by (ISRG) the Internet Security Research Group. It’s main goal is to provide domain-validated certificates on-demand and make the internet a safer place to any domain. Backers like the Mozilla Foundation, Akamai, and Cisco Systems further increase the credibility and success rate of the project. The main benefits it offers are:
- Anyone who owns a domain name can use the service to get a trusted certificate for free.
- The service advances global online security by enabling more websites to show they are trustworthy.
- The configuration and renewal are automatic which makes “Let’s Encrypt” easy to use by anyone.
- Certificates are publicly available for anyone to inspect, which guarantees transparency.