Security Point 1
What exactly is an SSL Certificate and what will it do for a site?
SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer (SSL). A SSL-secured site will have HTTPS (S = Secure) at the beginning of the URL.
SSL certificates allow information to be securely transferred from a browser to a server.
SSL provides the encrypted security to protect communications from being intercepted or manipulated. In other words, it will make information unreadable except at the intended destination.
Builds Trust And Brand Power For Visitors And Customers
Allows Orders Or Payments To Be Placed On The Site
Allows Personal Information To Be Collected
Protects Against Cybercriminals
Improves SEO Rankings