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Do I need an SSL Certificate for my Website?

By Jamin Andrews
Do I need an SSL Certificate for my Website?

You may be wondering “Do I need an SSL Certificate for my website?” If you answer yes to any of the below questions then you definitely need an SSL Certificate for your website:

  • Do you have an online store?
  • Have a login section on your site?
  • Accept any form of payment through your site?
  • Have any signup forms requesting customer’s details?

Customers are becoming increasingly savvy and can spot a website that has been secured with an SSL certificate through either a padlock in the browser or a website beginning with https://. If you have answered yes to any one of the above questions then it is vital to have an SSL certificate to securely protect your customers' information from anticipating hackers.

Below are 6 key benefits to having an SSL certificate on your site

1. Shows you’re secure

With SSL security your customers can easily identify your site as secure by the "Secured by RapidSSL" site seal.

2. Powerful data encryption

Using strong encryption SSL certificates convert sensitive data into code that is essentially indestructible.

3. Solid security

Your site will be protected against session hijacking attacks with highly secure data encryption.

4. 99.9% browser support

Most SSL certificates have 99.9% browser recognition, compatible with Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer and more.

5. Eliminate risk

Safeguarding your customer’s information, credit card details and passwords while protecting your business reputation.

6. Affordable protection

SSL certificates are the most affordable way to increase customers’ trust and your site’s security.

You can have a secured website in just a few minutes - find out more here.

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