What is an SSL Certificate and why does your website need one? Your website may be blocked by Google, Chrome and other browsers if you don’t have one. It’s important for your customers to find your website and feel confident that they are secure transacting on your site. An SSL Certificate provides a level of authentication that your site is valid and safe for visitors online. Adam explains SSL Certificates in terms that non-technical business owners can understand. It’s important that you understand why you need one, and be able to determine if your website already has one or not, and then take action to either have your technical staff or a service provider like Oostas help you with implementing your SSL Certificate.
An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate is a digital certificate that authenticates the identity of a website and encrypts information sent to the server using SSL technology. Encryption is the process of scrambling data into an undecipherable format that can only be returned to a readable format with the proper decryption key and thereby keeping it safer while being transmitted online.
Adam is an entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Oostas – specializing in website and marketing plans for small businesses.
Adam has been working on websites and helping small businesses and non-profits get started since 2007. From teaching English in Turkey, to starting and helping non-profit organizations, and launching his own businesses, Adam has a diverse background of experiences and knowledge. With Oostas, he now focuses on helping other small business owners with their website and marketing needs, at prices that small business owners can afford!
Adam currently lives in Pennsylvania with his family.
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