SSL Certificates

Padlock on two network cables,

What is an SSL certificate? SECURE SOCKET LAYER & TRANSPORT LAYER SECURITY (SSL & TLS) SSL (and its successor, TLS) is a process that enables websites to exchange secure, encrypted information across the internet. The encryption shields the information from being intelligible to anyone who … [Read more...]

How do SSL Certificates work?

Security

SSL Certs It's all about really long prime numbers. We're talking about numbers that have between 40 and 256 digits in them (binary digits for math nuts). There are two different prime numbers used: One number is called the public key. One number is called the private key. Here's how it … [Read more...]