An SSL certificate is a digital certificate that authenticates the identity of a Web site and encrypts information that is sent to the server using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. SSL certificates—built around stringent, industry-leading authentication measures—allow Web site owners to secure all online transactions with up to 256-bit encryption. An SSL certificate on a Web site ensures that sensitive data is safe from prying eyes.
Answer these four questions to figure out which SSL you need.
Multiple Domain (UCC) SSL certificates secure multiple domains and hostnames within a domain, and are ideal for Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007, or other Enterprise Applications.
How to install an SSL on a web server
A Premium Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate is a digital certificate issued in conformance with the extended validation guidelines defined by the CA/Browser Forum.
Renewing your SSL is a multiple-step process that varies depending on your certificate type and where you host your website. Even if your SSL auto-renewed, you must still apply the renewal credit and complete a renewal request through your account.
While the new version of our secure certificate management software enhances usability and productivity, there is also an important change that may affect how you access your account(s).
Do you go to certs.godaddy.com and click a button like the one below to login and manage your SSLs?
If so, you are using [...]
SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificates encrypt information sent between a visitor and the secured webpage.
Intermediate certificates are a subordinate certificates, issued by the trusted root to issue end-user server certificates.
SSL certificates enable your browser and the website’s server to build a secure, encrypted connection to ensure safe Internet transactions.
Wildcard SSL certificates secure the website URL, and unlimited subdomains at the same level.