How Does SSL Work?

The Internet is your gateway to millions of potential new customers. Moving your business online provides the convenience and accessibility your customers and partners demand, helping you to stand out from the competition.

As organizations provide more services and transactions online, security becomes a necessity. Customers need to be confident that sensitive information such as a credit card number is going to a legitimate online business. Organizations need to keep customer information private and secure.

This paper explains what secure sockets layer (SSL) digital certificates are and why they are essential to providing secure online transactions.

Understanding Digital Certificates & Secure Sockets Layer [218 kb]