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How to fix NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED Error?

SSL certificates have become an essential element of any website, but with greater HTTPS adoption, the number of SSL connection errors has also risen significantly. In today’s tutorial, we’ll be discussing the NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED error and different ways to fix it. The primary cause of this error is a revoked SSL certificate by the Certificate Authority. [...]

How to fix NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED Error?

How to Fix NET:: ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID Error?

As the most popular browser on the Web, Google Chrome takes Internet security very seriously. That’s why any slight deviation from the strict SSL protocols may result in a connection error. If your certificate isn’t configured properly, the browser will display a warning message to all your visitors. For website owners, it’s a nightmare scenario, [...]

How to Fix NET:: ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID Error?

How To Fix NET::ERR_CERTIFICATE_TRANSPARENCY_REQUIRED Error?

For every SSL connection error, you can generally try several fixes and see which one works in your particular case. But sometimes, you may encounter an issue that is almost impossible to solve as a website user, and the only one that can do something about it is the website owner. Such an example is [...]

How To Fix NET::ERR_CERTIFICATE_TRANSPARENCY_REQUIRED Error?

The checklist for installing an SSL certificate

SSL certificates have become an essential security element of every website. Whether you have just a blog or a large business site, HTTPS encryption is now mandatory for everyone. If you don’t add an SSL certificate to your site, browsers will mark it as not secure. Moreover, your website won’t appear on search engine results [...]

The checklist for installing an SSL certificate

How to install an SSL certificate on Red Hat Linux Apache

In this article, we will show you how to install an SSL certificate on Red Hat Linux (RHEL) Apache server. You will also learn how to generate a CSR code on RHEL – a necessary step for your SSL certificate activation. In part three, you will discover a few interesting facts about the Red Hat, [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on Red Hat Linux Apache

How to Install an SSL certificate on Spiceworks?

In this guide, you will learn how to install an SSL certificate on Spiceworks. If you haven’t applied for a certificate yet, the first part shows you how to generate a CSR code and submit it to the Certificate Authority. The third section includes brief information about Spiceworks, while the final part contains useful info [...]

How to Install an SSL certificate on Spiceworks?

Best Practices to Store the Private Key

The SSL/TLS protocol uses a pair of cryptographic keys - one public and one private to secure and authenticate connections. These keys are generated together as a pair and work in tandem during the TLS handshake process. The public key is used to encrypt, and a private key is used to decrypt the data. While [...]

Best Practices to Store the Private Key

What is a Dedicated IP Address and Why You May Need One?

When you sign up for a hosting account, most providers will host your site on a shared IP address, especially if you’re on shared hosting.  However, they'll offer you a dedicated IP either via an upsell during the initial order or as an option in your hosting panel. In this article, we’ll explain what a [...]

What is a Dedicated IP Address and Why You May Need One?

What is a CA Bundle and Where to Find It?

When you install an SSL certificate, your server may ask to import a CA Bundle along with your primary certificate. Here’s where users usually encounter difficulties. They either don’t know where to find the CA bundle or struggle to create it. CA Bundle is the file that contains root and intermediate certificates. Together with your [...]

What is a CA Bundle and Where to Find It?

Top 10 Stats About SSL Certificates

SSL certificates have come a long way since the early days of HTTPS adoption. A decade ago, only large companies and shopping sites required encryption. SSL certs were expensive and riddled with security vulnerabilities. Today, encryption is mandatory for all websites, regardless of type and size. With more users than ever sharing sensitive data online, [...]

Top 10 Stats About SSL Certificates

How to import and export a PFX file in IIS?

Windows servers store the SSL certificate file (public key) and the associated private key file in PFX format. For an SSL certificate to function, you need both public and private keys. If you need to transfer SSL server security certificates from one server to another, you need to create a .pfx backup. This guide explains how [...]

How to import and export a PFX file in IIS?

How To Install an S/MIME Certificate on Outlook?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install a S/MIME certificate on Outlook for Windows 10.  The final sections will include a brief history of Microsoft Outlook and useful tips on where to buy the best email certificate for your Outlook client. Pre-installation steps Make sure you have a PKCS12# file with your certificate [...]

How To Install an S/MIME Certificate on Outlook?

How To Install an S/MIME Certificate on Thunderbird?

In this guide, you will learn how to install an S/MIME certificate on Thunderbird and digitally sign your messages. The latter sections will feature a brief history of Thunderbird and useful tips on where to buy the best email certificate for your email client. Before the installation, please ensure that you have a copy of [...]

How To Install an S/MIME Certificate on Thunderbird?

How to install an SSL certificate on 4D server?

In this article, we provide step-by-step guidelines on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on 4D Server. Besides configuration instructions, this four-part guide also features a brief history of 4D, as well as useful tips on where to buy the best SSL certificate for 4D Server. If you’ve already generated your [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on 4D server?

How to Install an SSL certificate on pfSense?

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install an SSL certificate on pfSense. If you’ve already generated a CSR code for your certificate, skip the first section and continue with the SSL installation steps. Part three of the tutorial brings you interesting facts about the pfSense history, while part four includes useful tips on [...]

How to Install an SSL certificate on pfSense?

How to install an SSL certificate on Skype for Business?

This guide offers quick instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync). Split into four sections, the tutorial contains CSR generation and SSL installation guidelines. The third section includes a brief history of Skype for Business, while the last part features useful tips [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on Skype for Business?

How to Install an SSL certificate on Axway API Gateway?

In this guide, you will learn how to install an SSL certificate on Axway Gateway. If you haven’t applied for a certificate yet, the first part shows you how to generate a CSR code and submit it to the Certificate Authority. The last two sections include brief information about Axway API Gateway and useful tips [...]

How to Install an SSL certificate on Axway API Gateway?

What are HIPAA-compliant SSL Certificates?

SSL certificates have become an integral part of the web. Now, it is more important than ever to secure sensitive communications and protect users’ privacy online. In a world that is rapidly shifting to an even more accentuated digital landscape, adhering to the best security practices is a must for every industry. The medical field, [...]

What are HIPAA-compliant SSL Certificates?

What is a CAA Record and How Does it Work?

The world of Certificate Authorities is strictly regulated. It takes massive technical and financial effort to fulfill all auditing requirements. Even so, getting trusted by browsers and operating systems is the easiest part. Maintaining trust online is the real challenge. There’s a reason why most innovative companies, including 89% of the Fortune 500 and 97 [...]

What is a CAA Record and How Does it Work?

Let’s Encrypt faces compatibility issues with older Android devices

Update: Let’s Encrypt has found a solution that allows Android devices to remain compatible with their certificates. You can read about the extended compatibility here. Since its inception, Let’s Encrypt has issued over a billion free certificates worldwide. The open-source CA has greatly contributed to HTTPS adoption; however, it hasn’t always been smooth sailing. Now, [...]

Let’s Encrypt faces compatibility issues with older Android devices

How to install an SSL certificate on Zyxel ZyWall USG?

This guide will show you how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Zyxel ZyWall USG. It will also tell you a few interesting facts about Zyxel and reveal the best place where you can buy affordable SSL certificates. If you’ve already generated a CSR code and applied for your certificate, [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on Zyxel ZyWall USG?

How to install an SSL certificate on Alteon?

This tutorial will show you how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Alteon ADC (application delivery controller). You will also learn a few interesting facts about Alteon, as well as discover the best place to shop for affordable SSL Certificates. If you’ve already generated the CSR Code and received the [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on Alteon?

How to install an SSL certificate on Lighttpd Server?

This article provides quick instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Lighttpd. Split into four sections, this guide starts with CSR generation and SSL installation steps and finishes off with a brief history of Lighttpd, as well as some tips on where to buy an affordable certificate for [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on Lighttpd Server?

How to install an SSL certificate on IBM Cloud?

This guide provides step by step instructions on how to install an SSL certificate on IBM Cloud. It covers the Certificate Signing Request CSR generation process, the installation itself, and a brief history of IBM cloud. A bonus section includes tips on where to buy the best SSL certificate for your project. If you’ve already [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on IBM Cloud?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Google App Engine?

In this installation tutorial, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Google App Engine. You will also learn a few interesting facts about Google App Engine and discover the best place to shop for affordable SSL certificates. If you’ve already created the CSR Code and received the [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Google App Engine?

How to install an SSL certificate on CompleteFTP?

This step by step guide explains how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on CompleteFTP. On top of that, it also presents a few interesting facts about CompleteFTP’s history and releases. In the final section, you’ll discover where to buy the best SSL certificate for CompleteFTP. If you’ve already generated the [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on CompleteFTP?

How to install an SSL certificate on Adobe Connect?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Adobe Connect application server version 9 or higher. Bonus sections include a brief history of Adobe Connect and useful tips on where to buy the best SSL certificate for Adobe Connect. If you’ve already generated your CSR code [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on Adobe Connect?

Firefox 83 brings HTTPS-Only Mode to Users

HTTPS has long become mandatory for websites of all types and sizes. Ever since Chrome began flagging HTTP sites as not secure, HTTPS adoption has skyrocketed. Today, the encrypted traffic across Google has surpassed the 90% mark. While this figure is impressive, outside of Google, in the Web wilderness, plenty of unsecured websites and legacy [...]

Firefox 83 brings HTTPS-Only Mode to Users

The History of Certificate Authorities

Certificate Authorities (CAs) are trusted entities that issue public digital certificates, which confirm the identities of the certificate owners. CAs play a fundamental role in establishing trust and secure communications between browsers and servers, by verifying that the client or organization in question is indeed who they claim to be. Anyone can become a CA [...]

The History of Certificate Authorities

The evolution of SSL Certificates over the last 20 years

When John Wainwright, a computer scientist based in Silicon Valley, ordered the first-ever book on Amazon, the last thing he could have imagined is having a building named after him. But that’s exactly how much the biggest retailer on the planet values its first-ever non-employee customer. In a gigantic leap from the late nineties when the [...]

The evolution of SSL Certificates over the last 20 years

How SSL & PKI Secures Your Company in 2020 and Beyond?

It’s been a challenging 2020 so far. The COVID 19 pandemic has sent the entire planet into chaos. With brick and mortar businesses struggling to stay afloat, the online world has taken the center stage now. The lockdown and social distancing have forced companies to shift their operations from offices to a home environment. For [...]

How SSL & PKI Secures Your Company in 2020 and Beyond?

How to Avoid Email Phishing Once and for All?

Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in online scammers’ books. It obtains sensitive information such as login credentials, username passwords, and credit card details from the unsuspecting victims by impersonating a trustworthy entity. Why spend countless hours on breaking highly secure systems, when a well-crafted email can persuade the target to voluntarily handle everything [...]

How to Avoid Email Phishing Once and for All?

How to fix the SSL mixed content error?

Website encryption is all but mandatory in today’s Internet. If you don’t encrypt your site, browsers will mark it as not secure. You could have the most original content on the web, but without SSL, your visitors will see an off-putting security warning instead. SSL certificates have become essential to website building, but managing them [...]

How to fix the SSL mixed content error?

Your Last Chance to Get a 2-Year SSL Certificate

Beginning September 1, 2020, all TLS/SSL certificates will have a 1-year validity. That’s 13 months or 398 days when you add up the extra 30 days during renewals or replacements. However, with an SSL subscription, you can still get a 2-year SSL certificate. We'll show you how further down the line. The current TLS/SSL lifespan, [...]

Your Last Chance to Get a 2-Year SSL Certificate

Chrome and Firefox remove the EV SSL Green Bar

Since the CA/Browser forum officially ratified the first version of Extended Validation (EV) SSL Guidelines in 2007, EV certificates have been of great benefit to e-stores, financial institutions, enterprises, and even smaller companies. The EV indicator (green address bar) was specifically designed next to the URL to highlight the official company’s name. The CAs thought [...]

Chrome and Firefox remove the EV SSL Green Bar

SSL Resellers vs Hosting Providers – Where to Buy?

SSL certificates have become a necessity for all types of websites. From small blogs to large e-commerce enterprises, everyone needs SSL to secure visitors’ sensitive data and remain accessible via popular browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.  In this article we'll show you where to buy an SSL certificate so you can save money [...]

SSL Resellers vs Hosting Providers – Where to Buy?

Let’s Encrypt Bug Makes One Million Certificates Non-compliant

Let’s Encrypt is a popular, free, and open-source Certificate Authority run by Internet Research Security Group (ISRG) with more than one billion certificates issued to websites worldwide. While no one denies the company’s enormous contribution to HTTPS adoption across the WEB, unfortunately, Let’s Encrypt certificates aren’t immune to bugs or malicious exploitation. The latest setback [...]

Let’s Encrypt Bug Makes One Million Certificates Non-compliant

How to Add an SSL Certificate to Your Site – The Roadmap

SSL certificates have become a hot commodity in today’s Internet. Every website, regardless of type and size, needs one to comply with the latest web security and SEO guidelines. Whether it’s a basic site or a complex platform, when it comes to sensitive data encryption, all are equal before the leading browsers. If you don’t [...]

How to Add an SSL Certificate to Your Site – The Roadmap

HTTPS vs VPN – Do you need VPN if you use HTTPS?

VPN and HTTPS are two important technologies for online protection. Many users ask which one is better, but comparing them is like comparing apples to oranges. Both are great tools to use, but for different reasons. Best of all, they complement each other, so you can use both for a better browsing experience on the [...]

HTTPS vs VPN – Do you need VPN if you use HTTPS?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on WordPress Multisite?

WordPress Multisite is a native WordPress feature that allows you to create and manage multiple WordPress sites off a single installation and dashboard. Depending on your project needs, you can set up WP Multisite as subdirectories, subdomains, or multiple domains. With so many options available, many users ask how to properly install an SSL certificate [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on WordPress Multisite?

Apple’s Safari Browser to Limit SSL Validity to One Year

The lifespan of SSL certificates has always been a hot topic. Initially set at 5 years for Domain Validation and Business Validation certificates, the SSL validity was first reduced to 4 years during the migration from SHA-1 to SHA-256 hash algorithm. Then, in 2015, it was capped at three years, and finally, in 2018, reduced [...]

Apple’s Safari Browser to Limit SSL Validity to One Year

Why So Many SSL Certificates Are Technically the Same?

SSL certificates are easy to understand on the surface, but when new users start to drill in a little, they’re left with more questions than answers. First, they discover that the SSL acronym is just branding, and the correct technical name is TLS certificates. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is an old cryptographic protocol no longer [...]

Why So Many SSL Certificates Are Technically the Same?

Three Reasons Why You Should Get an EV SSL – Case Studies

Do you run an online store and want to improve conversion rates? Are you a financial institution looking to boost customers’ trust? Do you want the best SSL security for your organization? All business owners, regardless of their niche aim to gain an advantage over the competition, and more often than not, the smallest details [...]

Three Reasons Why You Should Get an EV SSL – Case Studies

What is the best SSL certificate depending on the website type?

SSL certificates are a core element of website building. Along with getting a domain name and a reliable hosting provider, installing an SSL certificate is a priority for anyone who wants to build a successful website. Today, Chrome and Firefox, one of the most popular browsers, flag unencrypted sites as not secure. To visitors, this means [...]

What is the best SSL certificate depending on the website type?

SSL without a domain name – is it possible?

Every website needs an SSL certificate these days to remain accessible via Chrome or Firefox. But can you get SSL  without a domain name? Yes, you can! Instead of securing a domain, you can encrypt a public IP address.  Just like with regular certificates, you have a couple of validations options (DomainValidation and Business Validation). [...]

SSL without a domain name – is it possible?

Can a non-technical person install an SSL certificate?

So you bought an SSL certificate and are eager to install it? Congratulations, you’re one step closer to a secure website. Protecting visitors’ sensitive data is of paramount importance. With online cyber-threats on the rise, encrypting your site is the least you can do for your audience. Getting an SSL certificate is quick and easy [...]

Can a non-technical person install an SSL certificate?

Do all SSL Certificates have the same SSL security strength?

SSL certificates have taken the web by storm. Today, sites of all sizes need an SSL certificate to secure sensitive data and stay relevant in search engines. No HTTPS means no protection and visibility. Whether it’s just a blog or a complex e-commerce platform, SSL certificates are a core element of successful website building. When it [...]

Do all SSL Certificates have the same SSL security strength?

When HTTPS Doesn’t Mean Safe – A Thumbs Down to Free SSL

Over 90% of web traffic across Google is now over HTTPS. In other words, for every 10 websites people visit via Chrome using Windows, only one is not secure. This in itself is a remarkable achievement, since just five years ago, only half of the web had been using HTTPS. SSL certificates have become the norm, [...]

When HTTPS Doesn’t Mean Safe – A Thumbs Down to Free SSL

5 Times When Big Companies Let Their SSL Certificates Expire

In theory, SSL certificates are easy to manage. You install them on your server, then periodically use special tools to monitor potential SSL vulnerabilities, and once in a year or two, you renew your certs. Seems straightforward when you have just one or a few certificates to look after. You can set a reminder for [...]

5 Times When Big Companies Let Their SSL Certificates Expire

10 Reasons Your Website Needs an SSL Certificate

SSL certificates have taken the web by storm. Only a few years ago, half of the Internet was unsecured. Today, the most optimistic reports claim that web encryption has surpassed the 90% mark. And while this may be the case across Google services, other studies paint a different picture. According to 101domains, less than 1 [...]

10 Reasons Your Website Needs an SSL Certificate

What is a Multi-Domain Wildcard Certificate?

SSL certificates are in high demand right now. Since Chrome and other popular browsers began flagging HTTP websites as Not Secure, installing an SSL certificate has become all but mandatory. From small blogs to massive e-commerce sites, everyone is switching to HTTPS to protect sensitive data in transit. With so many different websites to encrypt, [...]

What is a Multi-Domain Wildcard Certificate?

61% of World’s Politicians don’t use HTTPS

SSL certificates have become an essential security element to any site. With HTTPS now mandatory, stumbling upon an unsecured website has become such a rare occurrence that users are now suspicious of the lack of security standards and professionalism whenever they visit a site over HTTP.  With Chrome and other popular browsers flagging HTTP websites [...]

61% of World’s Politicians don’t use HTTPS

What is OCSP Stapling and How to Use It?

SSL certificates can flawlessly secure sensitive data and provide bulletproof encryption to your online customers. Unfortunately, when something goes wrong with a certificate, it leads to big trouble. Browsers flag your website as Not Secure, you lose visitors, and to make things worse, cyber-thieves can use MITIM attacks to steal personal information. A valid SSL [...]

What is OCSP Stapling and How to Use It?

What is SNI (Server Name Indication) and how does it work?

Learning about SSL certificates and the underlying technology behind them is like sightseeing a new city and discovering smaller, less known attractions. Often you find an interesting building and wonder what’s in there? The same applies to Server Name Indication. You may have bumped into the SNI acronym on a web security forum or an [...]

What is SNI (Server Name Indication) and how does it work?

What is new in TLS 1.3? A quick overview

TLS (Transport Layer Security) is the cryptographic protocol that provides communication security to all modern websites. First released in 1999 as an upgrade to now-deprecated SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0 evolved into TLS 1.1 and then, in 2008, into the current TLS 1.2 version. While TLS 1.2 has been an enormous success over the last ten years, [...]

What is new in TLS 1.3? A quick overview

What is OpenSSL and how it works?

SSL certificates are high demand now. The encryption landscape has changed dramatically since Google launched the “HTTPS Everywhere” campaign. First, they gave an SEO boost as an incentive to install digital certificates, and later, Chrome made HTTPS all but mandatory for everyone. If you don’t use an SSL certificate, popular browsers such as Chrome and [...]

What is OpenSSL and how it works?

Shared vs Private SSL Certificates – What’s the difference?

If you’re new to SSL certificates, they may seem quite puzzling at first. The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) has long been replaced by the more secure TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocol, yet the old "SSL" acronym is still in use. All SSL certificates issued by trusted CAs offer the same level of encryption, but some [...]

Shared vs Private SSL Certificates – What’s the difference?

What Are the Best SSL Management Practices in 2021?

SSL certificates have become an essential security element of any website. Long gone are the days when only e-commerce stores and financial institutions were using them. Today, even a basic website requires a digital certificate so it can work properly and do well in a competitive niche.  According to Google, more than 95% of the [...]

What Are the Best SSL Management Practices in 2021?

Root vs Intermediate Certificates – What is the difference?

At first glance, an SSL certificate seems straightforward. You install it on your server to secure your visitors’ sensitive data, and it works flawlessly until expiration. Most of the web owners rarely delve deeper into SSL/TLS technical aspects. They let professionals handle the certificate configuration and renewal. Many won't even care about the difference between [...]

Root vs Intermediate Certificates – What is the difference?

More than Half of the Phishing Sites Use Free SSL Certificates

Phishing is one of the oldest scams in internet history, yet more than half of phishing sites use free SSL certificates trusted by every browsers and platform. Easy to implement, and extremely effective, phishing has survived the advancement of web security and is getting more sophisticated by the day. Phishing uses manipulation and deception techniques [...]

More than Half of the Phishing Sites Use Free SSL Certificates

What happens when an SSL certificate expires?

In the grand scheme of things, SSL certificates have a relatively short lifespan. They can protect your website for up to two years before expiring. The imperative thing is to not miss the expiration deadline. If you don’t renew your certificate on time, prepare for the worst – the dreaded security warning message on your [...]

What happens when an SSL certificate expires?

Multi-Domain vs. Wildcard SSL certificates – What is the difference?

Among all types of SSL certificates, Multi-Domain and Wildcard ones generate the most questions from the new users. While regular SSL certs secure just the main domain and are pretty easy to understand, Multi-Domain and Wildcard products are in a different class: more powerful, more flexible, and more expensive than their single-domain counterparts. Because both [...]

Multi-Domain vs. Wildcard SSL certificates – What is the difference?

What is the best SSL Certificate for WordPress?

After Chrome and other browsers began flagging HTTP websites as “Not Secure”, the number of HTTPS websites has dramatically increased. And, with WordPress being by far the most popular CMS with a 60% market share, it’s currently witnessing a massive HTTPS migration. If you still haven’t encrypted your WP site, or you’re launching a brand [...]

What is the best SSL Certificate for WordPress?

A complete guide to SSL Certificate formats and conversion tools

It’s fairly easy to understand what an SSL certificate is and how it works. But when it comes to installing it on a server, sometimes, it may seem that you’re dealing with rocket science. With so many SSL certificate formats tied to specific server requirements, you’re more likely to get confused and frustrated rather than [...]

A complete guide to SSL Certificate formats and conversion tools

Sectigo Acquires Icon Labs and Launches IoT security Platform

Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA) has acquired Icon Labs, a security company providing cross-platform solutions for embedded OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and IoT (Internet of Things) device manufacturers.  With the IoT market expected to reach more than 75 million devices by 2025, securing connected devices across an ecosystem has become a top priority for the leading [...]

Sectigo Acquires Icon Labs and Launches IoT security Platform

How to Install an SSL certificate for Localhost XAMPP?

In this step by step tutorial, we’ll demonstrate to you how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate for Localhost XAMPP. You will also learn a few interesting facts about XAMPP, and discover the best place to shop for affordable SSL Certificates. If you’ve already generated the CSR code and received the [...]

How to Install an SSL certificate for Localhost XAMPP?

How to install an SSL certificate on Titan FTP Server?

This extensive guide provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Titan FTP Server. On top of that, the four-part tutorial also includes a brief history of Titan FTP as well as useful tips on where to buy the best SSL certificate for your Titan [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on Titan FTP Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Office 365?

In this step by step tutorial, we’ll show you how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Office 365. Besides configuration instructions, you will also learn a few interesting facts about Office 365, as well as discover the best place to shop for affordable SSL certificates. If you’ve already generated [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Office 365?

How to install an SSL Certificate on MiCollab Server?

In this four-part guide, we’ll demonstrate how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on MiCollab Server. Part one and two will focus on CSR creation and SSL installation, while part three and four will discuss MiCollab Server’s history, as well as useful tips on where to buy the best SSL Certificate [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on MiCollab Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on FileMaker Server?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on FileMaker Server. You will also discover a few interesting facts about FileMaker’s history, and where to buy the most affordable SSL certificates for your FileMaker system. If you’ve already generated the CSR code by yourself and received [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on FileMaker Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Aruba ClearPass?

In this article, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM). Besides configuration instructions, you will also discover a few interesting facts about Aruba ClearPass. Finally, in the last section, we’ll reveal the best place to shop for affordable SSL Certificates, so keep [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Aruba ClearPass?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Cerberus FTP Server?

In this article, we provide step by step guidelines on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Cerberus FTP Server. Besides configuration instructions, this four-part guide also features a brief history of Cerberus, as well as useful tips on where to buy the best SSL certificate for Cerberus FTP Server. [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Cerberus FTP Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Virtualmin?

This step by step guide explains how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Virtualmin hosting control panel. On top of that, you will also learn a few facts about Virtualmin history and versions. Finally, you will discover where to buy the best SSL certificate for Virtualmin. If you’ve already generated [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Virtualmin?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on VestaCP?

In this four-part article, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on VestaCP (control panel). Part one and two will discuss in great detail CSR generation and SSL installation steps, while the final two segments will focus on VestCP features and the best place online to shop for [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on VestaCP?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Unifi Cloud Key?

This tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Unifi Cloud Key cloud device management. For bonus reading, we also included a brief history of Ubiquiti, the company behind the Unifi Cloud Key. Finally, the last section of this article provides useful tips on [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Unifi Cloud Key?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Tableau Server?

In this article, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Tableau Server. By the end of this configuration guide, you will also know a few interesting facts about Tableau Server’s history, as well as where to buy the best SSL certificate for Tableau. If you’ve already generated [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Tableau Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Sentora?

This article offers quick instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Sentora web hosting control panel. Split into four sections, this guide begins with CSR generation and SSL installation guidelines, and finishes off with a brief Sentora history, as well as useful SSL buying tips. Note: This tutorial [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Sentora?

How to install an SSL Certificate on SAP Application Server?

In this extensive guide, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on SAP web application server. You will also learn a few interesting facts about SAP, and discover the best place to shop for affordable SSL certificates. If you’ve already created the CSR Code and received the SSL [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on SAP Application Server?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Sophos XG Firewall?

This guide explains how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Sophos XG Firewall. Besides configuration instructions, you will also learn about Sophos’ history, and discover the SSL Vendor with the most affordable certificates on the market. If you’ve already generated the CSR code elsewhere and received your digital certificate, feel [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Sophos XG Firewall?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Pulse Secure SSL VPN?

This guide provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Pulse Secure SSL VPN. In the later sections, you will also find some interesting facts about Pulse Secure, and discover the best place online to shop for affordable SSL Certificates. If you’ve already generated the [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Pulse Secure SSL VPN?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Palo Alto Networks?

This four-part guide provides quick instructions on how to generate a CSR Code and install an SSL Certificate on Palo Alto Networks. The first two sections focus on the technical aspect, while the latter segments contain a brief history of Palo Alto, as well as useful tips on where to buy the best SSL Certificate [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Palo Alto Networks?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Postfix?

This guide provides detailed instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Postfix mail transfer agent. It also includes a few interesting facts about Postfix, as well as useful information on where to buy the best SSL certificate for Postfix. If you’ve already generated your CSR code, and are [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Postfix?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Proxmox?

This tutorial will show you how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Proxmox Virtual Environment. You will also learn a few interesting facts about Proxmox, as well as discover the best place to shop for affordable SSL Certificates. If you’ve already generated the CSR Code and received the necessary SSL [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Proxmox?

How to install an SSL Certificate on PRTG Network Monitor?

In this article, you will learn how to generate a CSR tool and install an SSL certificate on PRTG Network Monitor. On top of that, you will also discover a few interesting facts about PRTG Network Monitor, as well as the best place to shop for affordable SSL Certificates. If you’ve already applied for an [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on PRTG Network Monitor?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Android?

In this article, you will learn how to install an SSL Certificate on Android, the most popular mobile OS in the world. If you haven’t applied for an SSL Certificate yet, the first part of this guide will show you how to generate a CSR code for your android app. As bonus reading, we’ve also [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Android?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on LiteSpeed?

This guide will show you how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on LiteSpeed. It will also tell you a few interesting facts about LiteSpeed and reveal the best place where you can buy affordable SSL Certificates for your LiteSpeed server. If you’ve already generated a CSR code and applied for [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on LiteSpeed?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Media Temple Grid?

This guide offers quick instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Media Temple Grid server. It also contains a brief history of Media Temple, as well as useful tips on where to buy affordable SSL Certificates. If you’ve already generated the CSR code for your SSL Certificate and [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Media Temple Grid?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Kemp LoadMaster?

This tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Kemp LoadMaster. Besides the configuration guidelines, part 3 contains a brief history of Kemp Technologies, while part 4 offers useful tips on where to buy the best SSL Certificate for Kemp LoadMaster. If you’ve already [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Kemp LoadMaster?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Kerio Connect?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Kerio Connect mail server. As bonus reading, we also included a brief history of Kerio Connect and a special tip on where you can buy the most affordable SSL Certificates for Kerio Connect. If you’ve already generated [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Kerio Connect?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on FortiGate?

This article provides quick instructions on how to generate a CSR Code and install an SSL Certificate on FortiGate. In the final two sections, we’ve also included a brief history of FortiGate, as well as tips on where to buy the best SSL Certificate for FortiGate. If you’ve already applied for your SSL Certificate and [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on FortiGate?

Firefox 66 update redesigns SSL error messages

Firefox 66, the latest version of the popular browser introduced several new features including block autoplay (prevents a website from automatically playing sound), improved search experience, smoother scrolling, and many more. The new release also came with redesigned SSL error messages to help users better understand the risks of an unsecure connection. If the Firefox [...]

Firefox 66 update redesigns SSL error messages

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Checkpoint VPN?

This step by step tutorial explains how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Checkpoint VPN gateway appliance. Besides the configuration instructions, you will also learn a few interesting facts about Checkpoint, as well as discover the best place to shop for SSL Certificates. Generate a CSR Code on Checkpoint VPN [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Checkpoint VPN?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on a Nutanix Cluster?

This four-part guide provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and how to install an SSL Certificate on a Nutanix cluster. After you install the SSL certificate, keep reading to learn a few interesting facts about Nutanix and discover the best place where you can buy affordable SSL Certificates. If [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on a Nutanix Cluster?

How to install an SSL Certificate on VMWare Horizon View?

This step by step guide shows how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on VMWare Horizon View desktop virtualization. You will also learn a few interesting facts about VMware’s history, as well as discover the best place to shop for SSL Certificates. If you’ve already ordered your SSL Certificate and don’t [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on VMWare Horizon View?

How to install an SSL Certificate on F5 products?

This step by step guide offers instructions on how to generate a CSR Code and install an SSL Certificate on F5 products, namely F5 BIG-IP and, F5 FirePass SSL VPN. As a bonus, we’ve also included a brief history of F5 Networks, as well as tips on where to buy the best SSL Certificate for [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on F5 products?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Courier IMAP Server?

This tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Courier IMAP server. On top of that, the latter sections feature a brief Courier IMP history and useful tips on where to buy the perfect SSL Certificate for your Courier IMAP server. If you’ve already [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Courier IMAP Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on H-Sphere?

In this article, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on H-Sphere web hosting Automation Control Panel. You will also discover a few interesting facts about H-Sphere’s history, as well as find out where to buy the best SSL Certificate for your H-Sphere platform. If you’ve already created [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on H-Sphere?

How to install an SSL Certificate on IBM HTTP server?

This guide provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on IBM HTTP server. After you complete the SSL installation, keep reading to discover a few interesting tidbits about IBM’s history. Finally, at the end of this article, we reveal the best place to shop for [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on IBM HTTP server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Oracle Servers?

In this extensive, step by step guide you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Oracle servers and apps. This tutorial offers CSR generation and SSL installation instructions for the following platforms: Oracle Wallet Manager Oracle iPlanet Web Server Oracle WebLogic Server Besides configuration information, in the latter [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Oracle Servers?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Barracuda SSL VPN?

In this four-part article, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Barracuda SSL VPN. The third section will bring you a few interesting facts about Barracuda SSL VPN service, while the fourth segment will reveal the best place to shop for SSL Certificates. If you’ve already generated [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Barracuda SSL VPN?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Forefront?

This tutorial explains how to generate a CSR Code and how to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Forefront TMG Server. If you’ve already generated your CSR and received the certificate files from your CA, you can skip the first part, and head straight to the installation guidelines. As a bonus, we’ve also included a [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Forefront?

How to install an SSL Certificate on BigCommerce?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on BigCommerce. You will also discover a few interesting facts about BigCommerce, as well as the best place where to buy an SSL Certificate for your BigCommerce platform. If you’ve already created a CSR code and applied for [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on BigCommerce?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Cisco ASA 5500 series?

This comprehensive tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL Certificate on Cisco ASA 5500 series. On top of that, you will also learn a few interesting facts about Cisco’s history, as well as discover the best place where you can buy affordable SSL Certificates. If [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Cisco ASA 5500 series?

How to install an SSL certificate on InterWorx Control Panel?

In this article, you will learn how to generate a CSR Code and how to install an SSL Certificate on InterWorx Control Panel. Split into four sections, this step by step guide starts with quick instructions on CSR generation. The second part focuses on the SSL Certificate installation itself; the third section contains a brief [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on InterWorx Control Panel?

How to install an SSL Certificate on NetScaler?

This tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR Code and install an SSL Certificate on NetScaler. You will also learn a few interesting facts about NetScaler’s, as well as discover the best place to shop for SSL certificates. How to generate a CSR code in NetScaler? How to install an [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on NetScaler?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Juniper?

In this article, we’ll show you how to install an SSL Certificate on Juniper. Before installing the certificate, make sure you’ve received all the necessary SSL files from your CA. If you haven’t applied for a digital certificate yet, we provide CSR generation instructions in the first part of this tutorial. After the installation, continue [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Juniper?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Citrix Access Gateway 5.0?

This four-part, step by step guide explains how to install an SSL Certificate on Citrix Access Gateway 5.0. If you haven’t applied for your SSL Certificate yet, in the first section, we show how to generate a CSR code on Citrix Access Gateway 5.0. The second part provides the SSL installation instructions, while the third [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Citrix Access Gateway 5.0?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on FileZilla Server?

In this extensive tutorial, you will learn how to install an SSL Certificate on FileZilla server. If you haven’t applied for an SSL Certificate and passed the CA validation, stay tuned. In the first part of this article, we provide step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code on FileZilla. We’ve also [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on FileZilla Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Remote Desktop Services

This step by step guide will show you how to install an SSL Certificate on Remote Desktop Services (RDS). You will also learn a few interesting facts about RDS, and discover the best place to shop for any type of SSL Certificates. If you still haven’t generated your CSR (Certificate Signing Request) and passed the [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Remote Desktop Services

How to install an SSL Certificate on JBoss Server?

In this extensive tutorial, you will learn how to install an SSL Certificate on JBoss Server. Before the installation, you need to have all the SSL files on your device. For users who don’t have the primary SSL certificate and the private key, we’ve also included a quick guide on how to generate a CSR [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on JBoss Server?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Synology NAS?

This tutorial provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on Synology NAS. By the end of this extensive article, you will also learn about Synology’s history, and discover the best place to buy an SSL Certificate for your Synology NAS appliance. Generate a CSR code [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Synology NAS?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Google Cloud Platform?

This extensive guide provides step by step instructions on how to install an SSL Certificate on Google Cloud Platform. For users who haven’t ordered an SSL Certificate yet, the tutorial also explains how to generate a CSR code right from your Google Cloud Platform Account. On top of that, you’ll also learn a few interesting [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Google Cloud Platform?

How to Install an SSL Certificate in AWS?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install an SSL Certificate in AWS (Amazon Web Services). Prior to the installation, you need to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and send it to the CA for approval. If you haven’t completed this step, refer to the first part of the tutorial. If you already [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate in AWS?

How to install an SSL Certificate on GlassFish?

In this guide, you’ll learn how to install an SSL Certificate on GlassFish. If you haven’t generated the CSR (Certificate Signing Request) code yet, the first part of the guide will show you how to generate a CSR code on GlassFish. The second part will focus on the SSL installation, while the third section will [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on GlassFish?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Node.js?

In this article, you will find out how to install an SSL Certificate on Node.js. The SSL configuration requires all the certificate files including root, intermediate, and primary certificates. You should have these files in an archived folder received from your Certificate Authority. If you haven’t applied for an SSL Certificate yet, the first part [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Node.js?

How to install an SSL certificate in Tomcat?

This quick guide walks you through the crucial aspects of a proper Tomcat SSL installation. First, you will learn how to generate a CSR code for you Tomcat server. Second, you will master how to install an SSL Certificate in Tomcat. Finally, you will discover a bit of Tomcat history, and the best place to [...]

How to install an SSL certificate in Tomcat?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Webmin?

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install an SSL certificate on Webmin. If you’ve already generated a CSR code for your certificate, skip the first section and continue with the SSL installation steps. Part three of the tutorial brings you interesting facts about the Webmin history, while in part four includes useful [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Webmin?

How to install an SSL Certificate on NGINX?

This quick, four-part guide explains how to install an SSL certificate on NGINX. The first part provides step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code for NGINX, while the middle section focuses on the SSL installation itself. The third portion offers a glimpse into NGINX history, and, finally, the last part contains [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on NGINX?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Apache?

In this article, we will show you how to install an SSL certificate on Apache. You will also learn how to generate a CSR code on Apache – a necessary step for your SSL certificate activation. In part three you will discover a few interesting facts about the Apache server, while in the final section [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Apache?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Mac OS servers?

In this step by step tutorial, you will learn how to install an SSL Certificate on Mac OS servers. For users who haven’t purchased a digital certificate yet, we’ve also included a quick guide on how to generate a CSR code on Mac OS servers. In addition to technical instructions, this guide contains a brief [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Mac OS servers?

How to install an SSL certificate on SonicWall?

This guide contains instructions on how to install an SSL certificate on SonicWall VPN client. It also includes information on how to generate a CSR code on SonicWALL for those who haven’t purchased an SSL product yet. The guide concludes with a brief history of SonicWall, and useful tips on where to buy an SSL [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on SonicWall?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Heroku?

In this guide, you will learn how to install an SSL Certificate on Heroku. If you haven’t applied for a certificate yet, the first part will show you how to generate a CSR code for Heroku during the buying process. We’ve also included a bit of Heroku history to satisfy your curiosity, and, finally, a [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Heroku?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Zimbra?

This guide will show you how to install an SSL Certificate on Zimbra – a popular email server and web client. Prior to the installation, you must generate the CSR code for your certificate and send it to the Certificate Authority. If you haven’t completed this step yet, please follow the instructions on how to [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Zimbra?

How to install an SSL Certificate on DirectAdmin?

This tutorial explains how to generate a CSR code in DirectAdmin, and how to install an SSL Certificate on DirectAdmin servers. After you complete the SSL configuration, stay tuned for a brief history of the DirectAdmin control panel, as well as practical tips on where to buy the best SSL certificate for DirectAdmin. Generate CSR [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on DirectAdmin?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Plesk?

In this article, we will show you how to install an SSL Certificate on Plesk Onyx. You will also learn how to generate a CSR code from Plesk directly, and, as a bonus, a few interesting facts about Plesk’s history. Finally, we will give you useful tips on where to buy the best SSL Certificate [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Plesk?

How to install an SSL certificate on WHM?

In this quick guide, you will learn how to install an SSL certificate on WHM (Web Host Manager). Whether you’re a root administrator or have reseller privileges, the installation process is the same. First, you must generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) code to activate your SSL certificate, and, only afterward, configure it in WHM. [...]

How to install an SSL certificate on WHM?

How to install an SSL Certificate on cPanel?

This guide provides step by step instructions on how to install an SSL Certificate on cPanel. As one of the most popular web hosting panels, cPanel is easy to use and manage. The SSL installation is pretty straightforward, even if you don’t have advanced technical skills. First, you’ll learn how to generate a CSR code [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on cPanel?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Debian?

This quick, four-part guide explains how to install an SSL Certificate on Debian. The first two sections cover essential configuration aspects, while the latter portions offer general info on Debian history and SSL buying recommendations. How to generate CSR for a Debian Server? Install an SSL Certificate on Debian Debian server history and versions Where [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Debian?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Ubuntu?

In the first part of this tutorial, you will learn how to generate a CSR code for an Ubuntu server, and how to install an SSL certificate on Ubuntu server using Apache. The later paragraphs include a brief history of Ubuntu and recommendations on where to buy an SSL certificate for an Ubuntu Server. How [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Ubuntu?

How to install an SSL Certificate on CentOS?

In this guide, you will learn how to install an SSL Certificate on CentOS. Since no SSL installation goes without a certificate signing request, we’ve also included step by step instructions on how to generate a CSR code in CentOS. For the most curious minds, we’ve added a historical overview of CentOS. And, if you [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on CentOS?

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Exchange?

In this guide, you will learn how to install an SSL certificate on Exchange servers (MXS). Since we cover different MXS versions, please check your MXS release before continuing with this tutorial. An essential MXS pre-installation step is CSR (Certificate Signing Request) generation. Below you will find CSR and installation tutorials for each MXS version. [...]

How to Install an SSL Certificate on Exchange?

How to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Azure?

This tutorial will explain to you how to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Azure for websites and web applications. You will also learn how to generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) for Azure – an essential step you must perform before the actual installation. The later parts of this guide include a small overview [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate on Microsoft Azure?

How to install an SSL Certificate in IIS?

This guide will show you how to install an SSL Certificate in IIS Microsoft server. Before installing the certificate, you need to generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) for IIS which we also cover in great detail. By the end of this guide, you’ll have a perfectly running SSL installation. You will also learn a [...]

How to install an SSL Certificate in IIS?

Comodo CA rebrands as Sectigo

Comodo CA, one of the world’s largest Certificate Authorities with more than 3 million customers in 150 countries, has rebranded as Sectigo.  Since its inception in 1998, Comodo has issued over 100 million certificates and has served over 700,000 businesses worldwide. The rebranding marks the dawn of a new era, as the company broadens its [...]

Comodo CA rebrands as Sectigo

The Best SSL Certificates to Secure Emails and Documents

Your email is a sacred place. Whether personal or business, it oversees and stores the most intimate conversations, confidential correspondence, private documents, and favorite newsletters. Unfortunately, many users don’t pay much attention to email security and don’t use SSL Certificates to secure emails and documents. Cyber threats riddle the online world, email accounts being the [...]

The Best SSL Certificates to Secure Emails and Documents

SSL and TLS certificates – What is the difference?

You may have noticed that some resources refer to SSL certificates using the term TLS certificates. This new security protocol raised some questions regarding the secure encryption between users’ browsers and website’s servers. This article will clarify the difference between these two protocols and will explain whether you should worry about your SSL certificate or [...]

SSL and TLS certificates – What is the difference?

What are CodeSigning Certificates and how do they work?

The CodeSigning certificates increase the trustworthiness of your software products. This type of certificate protects your digital downloadable goods, like scripts or codes, by signing them and guaranteeing their authenticity and integrity. This certification brings a greater level of your customers’ trust, by ensuring that your content is safe and it belongs to your company. Moreover, [...]

What are CodeSigning Certificates and how do they work?

Whate are UCC/SAN SSL Certificates and how do they work?

The Subject Alternative Name (SAN) SSL certificate, also called the Unified Communication Certificates (UCC), the Multi-Domain SSL certificate or simply UCC/SAN SSL Certificates were particularly developed to secure multiple domains and sometimes subdomains by owning one single SSL certificate. This type of certificates ensure the security for both, your internal and external domains/subdomains and are fully compatible [...]

Whate are UCC/SAN SSL Certificates and how do they work?

What are Extended Validation SSL certificates?

The Extended Validation SSL Certificates are the best choice if you want to build customer relationships based on security and trust. This certificate is issued only after the Certificate Authority (CA) performed an extensive verification of your company and its owner, confirming that your business is trustworthy. The validation process can take up to 10 business [...]

What are Extended Validation SSL certificates?

Wildcard SSL Certificate – The Ideal Solution to Secure Subdomains

The Wildcard SSL certificate was specifically designed for ensuring the security of your main domain, along with its multiple subdomains. For instance, if your site’s domain is ssldragon.com, then the Wildcard certificate for “*.ssldragon.com” will secure an unlimited number of your first-level subdomains like mail.ssldragon.com, account.ssldragon.com, or login.ssldragon.com. By buying this SSL certificate, you don’t [...]

Wildcard SSL Certificate – The Ideal Solution to Secure Subdomains

Thawte SSL Certificates – Get the Highest Level of Security

Thawte is a truly international Certificate Authority. It has a 20-year experience of issuing over 945 thousand SSL certificates in more than 190 countries. After VeriSign’s acquisition of this company in 2000, Thawte is now a subsidiary of the most popular digital certification provider, DigiCert. Thawte has worldwide recognition as the first certificate issuer that [...]

Thawte SSL Certificates – Get the Highest Level of Security

What are Business Validation SSL Certificates?

The Business Validation (BV), also called Organization Validation (OV), SSL certificate is recommended if you have an e-commerce website that is a registered business. Besides the domain validation performed through e-mail, you will have to provide company documentation to receive business authentication. During this authentication process, the Certificate Authority (CA) will verify if your business [...]

What are Business Validation SSL Certificates?

What are Domain Validation SSL Certificates?

Domain Validation(DV) SSL certificates are the most affordable choice for increasing the security of your blog, personal or small business website. Since there is no required paperwork, the process of acquiring Domain Validation SSL Certificates is very quick and easy: you will have to prove that you are the domain owner just by responding to an [...]

What are Domain Validation SSL Certificates?

GeoTrust SSL Certificates – Secure Your Site with a Top SSL Brand

GeoTrust is the second largest SSL certificate issuer, and it is owned by the most trusted internet security provider, DigiCert. The company was acquired in 2006 by VeriSign, which is now a DigiCert member since 2018. GeoTrust also owns a subsidiary company, RapidSSL, which is specialized in fast and simple website authentication. More than 100,000 [...]

GeoTrust SSL Certificates – Secure Your Site with a Top SSL Brand

DigiCert SSL Certificates – The Most Complete SSL Solution

When the most challenging encryption demands meet innovation and simplification, web security becomes easy. Since its arrival on the SSL stage in 2003, DigiCert has helped enterprises around the world secure clients’ sensitive data across the web. The indisputable leader among Certificate Authorities in the high-end market, DigiCert is the choice of major corporations, large [...]

DigiCert SSL Certificates – The Most Complete SSL Solution

How to increase customer trust of your web store?

Trust is the foundation of any relationship. It is especially important in business. On the Internet, customers will buy only from the websites and brands that they trust. Every new web store has to pass through many steps to become a reliable and trustworthy website. An online business has to work with both, customers and [...]

How to increase customer trust of your web store?

How to Move a PrestaShop Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

PrestaShop is a popular, open-source e-commerce platform empowering small, medium, and large online stores. It’s packed with hundreds of free features such as a website builder, store templates, and payment modules. More than 270,000 e-commerce vendors use PrestaShop to sell their products online. By being open-source, PrestaShop benefits from superior security, transparency, and adaptability over [...]

How to Move a PrestaShop Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

Who Regulates Certificate Authorities?

A Certificate Authority (CA) is an entity that is trusted to sign a digital certificate. At SSL Dragon we always recommend buying an SSL Certificate from a reputable CA because it adheres to the highest encryption standards and security protocols. But if they are responsible for verification, approval, and revocation of SSL Certificates, who regulates Certificate Authorities? [...]

Who Regulates Certificate Authorities?

What Is the Best SSL Certificate for a Startup?

All entrepreneurs want to get their startup off to a flying start.And while obtaining plenty of funding is everyone’s main priority in the early development stages, focusing on seemingly small things can make a big difference. One such thing is an SSL Certificate, and in this article you will learn what is the best SSL [...]

What Is the Best SSL Certificate for a Startup?

Top 5 SSL Certificate Providers to Secure Your Website

SSL Certificates are a hot topic right now. With more people than ever choosing to secure their websites, you don’t want to be left behind. Today, getting an SSL Certificate is easy, but finding the best SSL Certificate providers may be trickier than expected. With so many Certificate Authorities on the market offering different types [...]

Top 5 SSL Certificate Providers to Secure Your Website

Top 4 Code Signing SSL Certificates

There is no better way to secure the software you create than to digitally sign it with a Code Signing SSL Certificate. Not only you maintain content authenticity, but also protect your integrity, and offer assurance to the end-users that your downloadable product is safe to use. In an online environment full of malicious hackers and [...]

Top 4 Code Signing SSL Certificates

SSL Traffic – Do all SSL Certificates handle large volumes of visits?

When it comes to choosing the SSL Certificate that covers your needs best, it is very important to focus on how many users will access and use your website. When we say “users”, we don’t refer just to your occasional visitors, but to permanent customers. They will create accounts and use them in order to benefit [...]

SSL Traffic – Do all SSL Certificates handle large volumes of visits?

SSL on Shared Hosting – Why It Might Not Work

SSL Certificates are a mandatory security tool that every serious website must use. Whether it’s just a personal blog or a massive online store, having a secure connection makes it almost impossible for cybercriminals to intercept and steal sensitive data. Moreover, browsers flag all unencrypted sites as not secure, so you have no choice but [...]

SSL on Shared Hosting – Why It Might Not Work

SSL Validity to be Restricted to 2 Years from March 2018

The Certificate Authority Browser Forum, also known as CAB Forum passed ballot 193 which reduces SSL Certificates validity (Domain Validation and Business Validation) to 825-days (roughly 27 months). The ballot didn't affect the Extended Validation Certificates, due to their already existing 2-year lifetime. The new regulations will come into effect on March 1, 2018. Chris Baily [...]

SSL Validity to be Restricted to 2 Years from March 2018

How to Quickly Evaluate SSL Certificate Companies

So, you’ve finally decided to install a brand new SSL Certificate on your website. That’s great news for your site and visitors. All you have to do now is pick an SSL provider (Certificate Authority), and you’re on the way to better security and a higher level of trust. Unfortunately, choosing the right Certificate Authority [...]

How to Quickly Evaluate SSL Certificate Companies

How to properly configure SSL Certificates and why it matters?

When you buy an SSL Certificate, you will probably ask your developer friend or a system engineer to install it. Alternatively, you can install it yourself with help of SSL installation tutorials. No matter who configures the SSL Certificate on your websites and servers, we strongly recommend you to double-check if it works the right way. [...]

How to properly configure SSL Certificates and why it matters?

How to Move a Magento Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

Magento is a leading eCommerce platform, and CMS software built on open source technology. It empowers over 200,000 online retailers to date and is growing by the year. One of every four online businesses uses Magento to sell products and services through the internet. As powerful as it is, Magento alone can’t fully optimize your [...]

How to Move a Magento Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

How to Move a Joomla Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

Joomla is an open-source, award-winning content management system used all over the world to power personal blogs, e-commerce platforms, government websites, and any other kind of web project. Joomla’s highly flexible core framework helps novice users to easily set up and manage their sites. It also allows experienced developers to create sophisticated systems, and tap [...]

How to Move a Joomla Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

How to Move a Drupal Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

Drupal is one of the most powerful content management systems available today. Used by millions of websites, both large and small, this open-source platform is highly scalable and lightning fast. If your website runs on Drupal, you’re in very good company. The White House, Australian Government, The Weather Channel, and NBC, are just a few [...]

How to Move a Drupal Site from HTTP to HTTPS?

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing with SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates are selling like hotcakes nowadays. As more and more websites become secure, the entire online landscape is changing right in front of our eyes. With over 90% of traffic now being encrypted, you obviously don’t want to be left behind. When you finally decide to add an SSL certificate to your website, you [...]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing with SSL Certificates

A technical overview of how SSL certificates work

Starting with the moment when Google introduced its campaign called “HTTPS Everywhere”, almost all website owners are talking about SSL certificates. But the fact is that the SSL encryption is still a mystery for many Internet users. In this article, we will explore how SSL Certificates work, from architecture interactions. The architecture of an SSL [...]

A technical overview of how SSL certificates work

Google Introduces Security Panel in DevTools

In 2014, Google Chrome Security Team expressed their intention to mark both, broken HTTPS URLs and HTTP websites as being non-secure online resources. Since HTTP is the only non-secure online resource that remained unmarked, the purpose of this marking is to clearly inform users that HTTP websites don’t provide any security for their data. This [...]

Google Introduces Security Panel in DevTools

What Is an SSL Certificate and How It Works?

Successful Internet companies are built on trust. People trust giving their personal data to these companies’ websites. Users feel confident about entering their credit card information on these websites. People trust these companies to keep sensitive files and information safe and away from public access. If people don’t trust a company, that company will not survive. [...]

What Is an SSL Certificate and How It Works?

What Are the Most Common SSL Errors and How to Fix Them?

The dreaded SSL connection errors may appear out of nowhere or may be the consequence of lousy SSL implementations. One thing is for sure, you don’t want your visitors to read alarming messages when loading your website. Browser notifications such as “Your connection is not private”, “The site’s security certificate is not trusted”, or “Secure [...]

What Are the Most Common SSL Errors and How to Fix Them?

The Ultimate SSL Tools for Buying and Testing an SSL Certificate

Buying an SSL Certificate for the first time may be a bit overwhelming. Everything is new, and there are so many elements to consider. What brand to choose? How much to pay? What validation type to use? And the questions don’t stop once you’ve purchased the SSL Certificate. You still need to send your details [...]

The Ultimate SSL Tools for Buying and Testing an SSL Certificate

How to Move a WordPress Site from HTTP to HTTPS

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS platforms in the world. It powers around 25% of all websites on the Internet today. Whether you’re a novice user or an experienced administrator, learning how to move a WordPress site from HTTP to HTTPS should be one of your top priorities. Gone are the days when [...]

How to Move a WordPress Site from HTTP to HTTPS

Are There Any Free or Cheap Wildcard SSL Certificates Available?

No matter what product you buy online, your first instinct is to check for a free or inexpensive alternative. The same applies to cheap Wildcard SSL Certificates. In the beginning, you’re happy to use a freebie, but its shortcomings start to stick out in the long run. SSL Certificates are not different in this regard. The free [...]

Are There Any Free or Cheap Wildcard SSL Certificates Available?

Are Domain Validation SSL Certs Enough for Transactions?

Domain Validation SSL Certificates are affordable and easy to set up, but in an ideal online world, all the websites that accept payments should use a Business Validation (BV) or an Extended Validation (EV) certificate. The BV and EV SSL authenticate the company behind the online business. From the organization’s name to the certificate type and connection, [...]

Are Domain Validation SSL Certs Enough for Transactions?

A Quick Guide to Code Signing Certificates – How to choose?

Code Signing Certificates are a must for professional software developers who want to protect their digital programs. In an online world where anyone can upload altered script or codes, Code Signing Certificates prevent the fraudulent use of the software. They ensure that all content is safe and belongs to a legally registered company. Developers looking [...]

A Quick Guide to Code Signing Certificates – How to choose?

7 SSL Certificate Myths Debunked

Since the Secure Layer (SSL) Protocol was adopted by Netscape in 1994, SSL Certificates have grown into an almost unbreakable force. Still, many so-called experts spread SSL Certificate myths all over the internet. Today, cracking the SSL encryption is beyond human capability. Millions of websites around the world use SSL Certificates to protect the visitors’ [...]

7 SSL Certificate Myths Debunked

7 Reasons Why You Should Get an SSL Certificate for Your Blog

If you’ve been blogging for good while, but still haven't bought an SSL Certificate for your blog, you’re missing on some great benefits. The same applies to new bloggers who’ve just started this ever-popular adventure. Now, a lot of so-called experts and gurus may tell you that SSL Certificates are not necessary for blogs that [...]

7 Reasons Why You Should Get an SSL Certificate for Your Blog

11 Reasons to Avoid Free Web Hosts Offering Free SSL Certs

“Free” is such an appealing word. Most novices who want to build their first website fall into the trap of free web services. Free web hosting is arguably the most tempting of all. And if it also offers free SSL Certificates it sounds too good to be true. Inexperienced beginners might think they’ve found a [...]

11 Reasons to Avoid Free Web Hosts Offering Free SSL Certs

10-Point SEO Checklist for a Successful HTTPS Migration

On August 6, 2014, Google added HTTPS to its list of important ranking signals. The SSL SEO boost sparked a massive migration from HTTP to HTTPS. Websites rushed to encrypt their connections to gain a competitive edge over competitions. Three years later, Chrome began flagging HTTP sites as not secure. With HTTPS encryption all but [...]

10-Point SEO Checklist for a Successful HTTPS Migration

How to choose the best SSL certificate for your website?

By installing an SSL certificate, you will protect your clients’ personal information and will ensure that your website is secured and trustworthy. Moreover, since Google announced that it will use “HTTPS” as a signal for search engine results, many webmasters rushed to encrypt their website connections. Update! SSL certificates are mandatory for all types of [...]

How to choose the best SSL certificate for your website?

Cracking SSL Encryption is Beyond Human Capacity

We know that SSL encryption is very secure. Still, you may ask yourself how secure is the encryption of an SSL Certificate? Can we measure it? Cracking SSL Encryption is Beyond Human Capacity Online businesses, corporations, and even governments rely on the Security Socket Layer called SSL 256 bit. It is a standard specification for [...]

Cracking SSL Encryption is Beyond Human Capacity

RapidSSL Certificates – Get Them Within Minutes

As their name says, RapidSSL Certificates offer you a quick and easy website authentication process. Even though their certificate is issued in a couple of minutes, it has strong data SSL encryption up to 256-bit. This ensures the ultimate secure connection between your clients and your website’s server. RapidSSL is a subsidiary company of GeoTrust, [...]

RapidSSL Certificates – Get Them Within Minutes

Sectigo SSL Certificates – Incredibly Cheap but Highly Flexible

Sectigo is a leading SSL Certificate Authority among business and personal website owners. With more than 36% share of the SSL certificate market, it offers digital security services for over 3 million customers. The company was the first Certificate Authority to release the Extended Validation (EV) certificate. The Sectigo SSL certificate guarantees the connection encryption between [...]

Sectigo SSL Certificates – Incredibly Cheap but Highly Flexible

What is SSL Sniffing and how you can avoid it?

Since the Internet of Things becomes more and more secure, cybercriminals are forced to think of new methods of intercepting and stealing sensitive data. They usually take advantage of the existing cybersecurity tools and try to deceive users to trust them. Therefore, this article will help you find out what’s an SSL Sniffing attempt. It [...]

What is SSL Sniffing and how you can avoid it?

4 tips on how to recognize a fake website

Every day, websites and their visitors exchange hundreds of GigaBytes of sensitive data. Such data ranges between the credit card credentials of the users, to disclosing your the users’ new shipment address. Each of these connections should guarantee the safety of your personal information. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are always eager to intercept your data and try [...]

4 tips on how to recognize a fake website

How SSL certificates protect you from man-in-the-middle attacks

Google’s official documentation and Certificate Authorities, define an SSL Certificate as a security measure that protects your website from man-in-the-middle attacks. It ensures that your customers' connection, their data, your website, and your company are all secure. Let’s find out how an SSL Certificate protects you from the cyber-attacks known as “man-in-the-middle attacks”. What is [...]

How SSL certificates protect you from man-in-the-middle attacks

How do Wildcard SSL certificates work?

A Wildcard SSL Certificate is designed to secure one single domain and all its sub-domains. Wildcard SSL Certificates can secure an unlimited number of sub-domains. Here is a list of Wildcard SSL Certificates that you can choose from. If your website’s domain is www.ssldragon.com, then the Wildcard SSL Certificate will secure the main domain name [...]

How do Wildcard SSL certificates work?

How do Code Signing SSL Certificates work?

Downloading software programs from the Internet is still suspicious because of the high risk of virus and malware infection. This is why Code Signing SSL Certificates are a must-have for any reputable software developer. These special SSL Certificates ensure the legitimacy of the developer’s code (Content Source Authentication) and certify that it is genuine. (Content Integrity). [...]

How do Code Signing SSL Certificates work?

How to protect websites and servers from being hacked?

Hackers can destroy your website in just a few minutes. By losing your data, you will lose both customer confidence and a good reputation. Luckily, there are several proven tips to protect websites from being hacked. How to protect websites and servers from being hacked Always update your software – out-of-date software acts as an [...]

How to protect websites and servers from being hacked?

How will the SSL Certificates be in the future?

Today, everybody exchanges information: from personal data to credit card details and identification numbers. The security of this exchange connection became an extremely important matter. Every single day cybercriminals execute hundreds of cyber-attacks. Their online targets are governments, banks, businesses, e-commerce, and even individual websites. By using a wide range of techniques, such as phishing, man-in-the-middle attack, [...]

How will the SSL Certificates be in the future?

How to Quickly Move Your Website from HTTP to HTTPS

After Google announced that they will give ranking privileges to HTTPS domains, many webmasters rushed to secure their websites. But the process of changing from HTTP to HTTPS doesn't limit only to buying an SSL Certificate. Moving your website to HTTPS is like migrating it to a new URL. In order to avoid disruptions, you [...]

How to Quickly Move Your Website from HTTP to HTTPS

Why are VeriSign Certificates some of the best in the SSL industry?

Update! On October 31, 2017, Symantec sold its Website Security and related PKI solutions business to DigiCert.  All existing Symantec SSL certificates have been rebranded as DigiCert certificates. As a result of the transaction, DigiCert became the leader in the high-assurance SSL market. The most innovative companies, including 89% of the Fortune 500 and 97 of the [...]

Why are VeriSign Certificates some of the best in the SSL industry?

How do SSL Certificates Affect SEO Rankings?

Update! In 2017, Chrome began flagging all HTTP websites as not secure. This action accelerated HTTPS adoption across the Web. With over 90% of websites already encrypted, the SEO boost is no longer applicable. You can't gain an edge when HTTPS is all but mandatory for everyone. Moreover, if you don't use an SSL certificate, your [...]

How do SSL Certificates Affect SEO Rankings?

What are the most recent news in the SSL Certificates industry?

Maintaining the security of your website is a very thoughtful process. Check out the most recent news in the SSL Certificates industry in order to ensure secure browsing for your clients:  The 3.2 version of PCI DSS will be released this spring, though it was scheduled to be released in fall. The PCI Security Standards Council revised [...]

What are the most recent news in the SSL Certificates industry?

SSL Validity Limited to 39 Months Starting with April 2015

In order to increase the SSL Certificates’ Security, the ones who regulate the SSL industry often reevaluate and update the rules for applying and owning an SSL Certificate. According to the Certificate Authorities (CA) and Browser Forum’s Requirements, SSL Certificates validity will no longer surpass 39 months period starting with April 1st, 2015. The Certificate Authorities [...]

SSL Validity Limited to 39 Months Starting with April 2015

The fraud problem with free SSL Certificates

Nowadays, SSL Certificates are one of the most popular security tools for websites. But as is the case in any industry, free products. i.e free SSL Certificates are always more tempting. SSL certs became such an important part of Internet security, that Google decided to give a higher ranking to HTTPS sites (2014). Three years later, [...]

The fraud problem with free SSL Certificates

PCI DSS 3.2: You should quit using SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0

According to the latest news in the SSL industry, the new PCI DSS 3.2 version will be released this Spring. Initially, its scheduled release date was in Fall. The PCI Security Standards Council revised the release date to include the extended period of the SSL 3.0/TLS 1.0 migration due to the existing expanding threat landscape. PCI DSS 3.2 The [...]

PCI DSS 3.2: You should quit using SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0

SSL and TLS: which one should I choose?

If you know about SSL, you probably encountered the “TLS” term as well. SSL and TLS are used as synonyms sometimes because they are related technologies. We can actually think about TLS as an upgraded version of SSL. Both of these Security Layers encrypt information, but just like any other technology, they evolved in time [...]

SSL and TLS: which one should I choose?

How Mixed Content Compromises Security

When browsing a website secured by an SSL Certificate, users expect that all the data on that website is safe. What if just a part of that information on the website is secured? Some websites have an SSL Certificate installed, but not all their data is secured. The sign-in section of the website may be [...]

How Mixed Content Compromises Security

Free vs. Paid SSL certificates – What is the difference?

Website owners have always been concerned about the security of their websites. When Google announced its “HTTPS Everywhere” initiative in 2014 (by giving higher rankings to “HTTPS” websites in their search results), SSL Certificate became one of the top priorities for webmasters. A few years later, Chrome and Firefox began flagging all HTTP sites as [...]

Free vs. Paid SSL certificates – What is the difference?

Now you can pay for your SSL Certificate with Bitcoin

We are glad to announce that we started to accept Bitcoin as a payment method. Now you can pay for your SSL Certificate with your Bitcoin balance. Bitcoin is a digital currency and a payment method created by an unknown group of developers, also known as Satoshi Nakamoto, released as open-source software in 2009. Transactions with bitcoin [...]

Now you can pay for your SSL Certificate with Bitcoin

The Advantages of SSL Certificates

Many Internet entrepreneurs ask themselves why do they need an SSL Certificate and what are the main advantages of SSL Certificates. In short, an SSL Certificate protects the personal information of your clients, helps you build a more secure online business, and makes the Internet safer. Here are the main advantages of SSL Certificates: SSL Certificates [...]

The Advantages of SSL Certificates

Why is an SSL Certificate important for your online store?

From the early ’90s when the WWW came into existence and to the present day, people are concerned about their information security on the Internet. In the beginning, it was crazy to think that people will give their credit card information to strangers, especially on random websites where they make purchases. However, this became possible thanks [...]

Why is an SSL Certificate important for your online store?

Disadvantages of Self-Signed SSL Certificates

The online security of customers should be one of the main priorities for the managers of Internet companies. It may seem unusual, but some companies do not apply this philosophy to their business. When it comes to protecting their users’ data, some companies prefer Self-Signed SSL Certificates over the SSL Certificates issued by a Trusted [...]

Disadvantages of Self-Signed SSL Certificates

When is the best time to buy an SSL Certificate?

SSL Certificates have always had a significant impact on a website’s credibility, especially on those websites which handle sensitive users' information, such as credit card details and personal information. However, with Chrome flagging all HTTP websites as not secure, an SSL Certificate became one of the key elements when launching a website, and a must-have [...]

When is the best time to buy an SSL Certificate?

What Are the Best SSL Certificates to Secure a Server?

Your server is the heart of your business. It must be protected from relentless cyber-attacks that are growing in frequency and magnitude. One of the basic security practices to shield your server from potential data theft is to secure it with an SSL Certificate. In this article, you will discover the best SSL Certificates to [...]

What Are the Best SSL Certificates to Secure a Server?
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