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(Note: As a result of valuable feedback from the netsec community, we edited this post to clarify our point of view, as well as removed side points that detracted from the main points of our post: the importance of validation in SSL and the need to educate consumers that because of developments in SSL involving … Continue reading SSL from Namecheap – What’s the difference: Encryption, Validation & Trust
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answers to some common activation questions SSL is one of the wonders of the digital world. An SSL certificate provides you and your customers with a great sense of security online. But sometimes, a certificate can be tricky to install. Read on for answers to some common questions about the process. If you don’t … Continue reading Making SSL Work for You
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Activating or renewing an SSL certificate can be a difficult and time-consuming process. We’ve been there; we know this stuff is confusing. But it doesn’t have to be so hard. Armed with the right info, you can avoid the usual headaches and skate through the SSL setup process with ease. To that end, we’ve enlisted … Continue reading 3 tips for a speedy and successful SSL activation
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Today, Google officially announced that using a secure https:// connection (achieved through the use of a SSL Certificate) increases the ranking of your site in its results. For some time, many in the SEO community have suspected that using a secure https:// connection had benefits. Matt Cutts, the head of the Webspam team at Google, … Continue reading It’s Official. Using SSL (https://) helps your SEO Ranking