What is an SSL Certificate?

Chelsea Fieler
by Atlantic.Net (8posts) under Managed Server Hosting

An SSL is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer.  SSL is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.  If you have sensitive information on your website then an SSL certificate provides security so others cannot see your data.  Without an SSL certificate, your website data is open for all to see.

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Depending on the SSL type, a $25 set up fee will be charged if Atlantic.Net is completing the install.  Some more advanced SSL types will incur a higher one-time installation charge.


Provider Certificate Name Validation Type
Comodo SSL Domain Validated
Comodo EV SSL Extended Validated
Comodo SSL Wildcard Domain Validated
Comodo Instant SSL Organization Validated
Comodo Instant SSL Premium Organization Validated
Comodo Premium SSL Wildcard Organization Validated
Comodo Positive SSL Domain Validated
Comodo Essential SSL Domain Validated
Comodo Essential SSL Wildcard Domain Validated
DigiCert SSL Plus Organization Validated
DigiCert SSL Plus Wildcard Organization Validated
DigiCert EV SSL Plus Extended Validated
Symantec SSL Lite Domain Validated
Symantec SSL Lite Wildcard Domain Validated
Symantec Secure Site Organization Validated
Symantec Secure Site EV Extended Validated
Symantec Secure Site Pro Organization Validated
Symantec Secure Site Pro EV Extended Validated
Symantec Code Signing Certificate Organization Validated
Thawte SSL 123 Domain Validated
Thawte SSL Webserver Organization Validated
Thawte SSL Webserver EV Extended Validated
Thawte Wildcard Organization Validated
Thawte Code Signing Certificate Organization Validated
GeoTrust Quick SSL Domain Validated
GeoTrust Quick SSL Premium Domain Validated
GeoTrust True Business ID Organization Validated
GeoTrust True Business ID EV Extended Validated
GeoTrust True Business ID Wildcard Organization Validated
Trustwave Domain-Vetted SSL Domain Validated
Trustwave Premium SSL Organization Validated
Trustwave Premium SSL EV Extended Validated
Trustwave Wildcard SSL Organization Validated
RapidSSL RapidSSL Basic Domain Validated
RapidSSL RapidSSL Wildcard Domain Validated


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