Feb 13, 2015
Promote Safe Online Shopping with an SSL Certificate
As an e-commerce business owner, keeping your clients’ data safeguarded at all times is likely one of your top priorities. If you haven’t already, setting up a SSL
(Secure Socket Layer) Certificate is highly recommended. Through JaguarPC you’ll gain access to a wide variety of add-ons for online businesses. SSL Certificates are must-haves for e-commerce websites
, as they reduce the likelihood of identity theft and keep customers’ data safe and sound during transactions.
What is an SSL Certificate?
An SSL Certificate
ensures the authentication of data traveling between a web server and a browser. SSL Certificates create secure, encrypted links between point A and point B – ensuring sensitive information is kept safe from prying eyes. Your business’s information, as well as some of your personal information, is needed to obtain a valid certification. After you sign up, you’ll receive a private key, which your server will use to create encrypted links to your customers’ browsers. Once your Certificate is in place, you and your customers can rest easy knowing you’re protected.
Role in e-Commerce
In e-commerce, SSL connections are absolutely essential. If your business regularly processes customer information, it’s important that you take steps to safeguard your visitors from hackers, phishers and identity thieves. In fact, not taking steps to protect your customers’ info can result in legal penalties and loss of privileges per the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
(PCI DSS). Through our e-commerce hosting services, you can obtain the SSL Certificate you need to protect your customers’ privacy, as well as your rights as a business owner.
Put Your Customers at Ease
Nearly 30% of the world’s shoppers use the Internet to purchase products and services. Many Internet shoppers are familiar with SSL Certificates, and prefer to avoid sites that don’t offer secure server-to-browser connections. Typically, it’s easy to tell whether or not a site is protected by an SSL connection. For instance, a green address bar or lock in the left-hand corner signifies that a website’s Certificate is valid and active.
Our hosting packages for businesses include SSL Certificates, so it’s a good idea to take advantage of them for your benefit and that of your customers.