SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a security protocol designed to send or receive sensitive information over the internet. Typically SSL is used by websites which collect personal or financial (e.g. credit card) information and its use is recognised by the https://URL.
|True BusinessID with EV||True BusinessID Wildcard|
|Domain||Domain||Organisation and Domain||Business & Organisation Identity||Organisation and Domain|
|Domain Authorised Email||Domain Authorised Email||Proof of organisation or DUNS Number and Domain Ownership (or rights to use the domain)||Full extended authentication - (CA) validate the organisation's information, ownership of the domain and contact the principal of the organisation||Proof of organisation or DUNS Number and Domain Ownership (or rights to use the domain)|
|10* minutes||10* minutes||2* business days||up to 10* business days||2* business days average|
|Static||Dynamic: time/date||Dynamic: time/date, domain name, organisation name||Dynamic: time/date, domain name, organisation name||Dynamic: time/date, domain name, organisation name|
|1 - 3 years||1 - 3 years||1 - 2 years||1 - 2 years||1 - 3 years|
|Up to 256-bit encryption||Up to 256-bit encryption||Up to 256-bit encryption||Up to 256-bit encryption||Up to 256-bit encryption|
|FREE for lifetime of certificate||FREE for lifetime of certificate||FREE for lifetime of certificate||FREE for lifetime of certificate||FREE for lifetime of certificate||$10K||$100K||$250K||$125K||$500K|
|Buy Now from Easyspace||Buy Now from Easyspace||Buy Now from Easyspace||Buy Now from Easyspace||Buy Now from Easyspace|
Encryption is a mathematical process of coding and decoding information. The number of bits (40-bit, 56-bit, 128-bit, 256-bit) tells you the size of the key. Like a longer password, a larger key has more possible combinations. In fact, 128-bit encryption is one trillion times one trillion times stronger than 40-bit encryption.
When an encrypted session is established, the strength is determined by the capability of the web browser, SSL certificate, web server, and client computer operating system. Most SSL certificates are capable of strong encryption (128-bit or higher).
The browser’s padlock plus https in the address bar show that a site is encrypted, but how do Internet users know it’s your web site? With concerns about identity theft and online imposters on the rise, how do users know your web site should be trusted? They look for trust marks that they recognize and your verified name in the browser address bar.
SSL certificates keep online interactions private even though they travel across the public Internet. They also help customers gain the confidence to transact with your web site. The right SSL certificate depends on the level of assurance your customers need and the minimum level of encryption your organization requires.
Please contact a member of our team who will be happy to advise which SSL certificate is correct for your requirements.