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SSL renewal – The Complete Guide to Renewing Your Certificate

Renewing your SSL certificate on time is as important as securing your website for the first time. An expired certificate is one of the most common causes of SSL connection errors. In this article, we'll show you how to renew your SSL cert hassle-free so that your website remains protected around the clock. Before we [...]

How Much Does an SSL Certificate Cost in 2023?

It's 2023, and the online world is now a much more significant and accepted part of our lives. Digital transformation is ubiquitous, making the Web more accessible and secure. Most industry analyst firms conclude that 80-90 percent of network traffic is encrypted today. SSL certificates have become an essential element of any website, regardless of [...]

How to Pass Domain Control Validation (DCV)?

Domain Control Validation (DCV) is a step every applicant must pass before receiving the SSL certificate from the Certificate Authority. It doesn't require any paperwork, and the process is straightforward. Certificate Authorities use DCV to verify the person making the request is authorized to use the domain related to that request. To confirm you have [...]

Can a Wildcard Certificate Secure Second-Level Subdomains?

SSL certificates can secure websites of any size and complexity. Since HTTPS became a requirement, more users have learned how to install and manage SSL certs on different platforms. However, the less tech-savvy folks face stern challenges when the multi-level subdomains come into the equation. Unlike single websites that use a one-domain certificate, you can [...]

Sectigo vs DigiCert – What Differentiates the Leading CAs

Sectigo and DigiCert are two standout SSL brands that top the market share for commercial Certificate Authorities. Both offer full-fledged encryption solutions and a wide range of products to meet different needs. While DigiCert focuses exclusively on the high-assurance market, Sectigo has an SSL certificate for everyone, regardless of size, niche, and budget. New SSL [...]

9 Best Practices for Securing E-Commerce Payments

E-commerce retailers deal with an average of 206,000 web attacks per month. That’s 5 attacks per minute. Blocking the onslaught of cyber criminals is a top priority for every online store. According to Merchant Savvy, global payments fraud has tripled, rising from $9.84 billion in 2011 to $32.39 billion in 2020. It is projected to [...]

Business Email Compromise – Spot and Prevent BEC Attacks

The Internet has become the driving engine of interaction between companies and customers, with email remaining the most popular tool for formal business communication. Unfortunately, it's also the most fragile way to exchange messages and sensitive data. Email is prone to phishing, and spam attacks, with Business Email Compromise (BEC) causing heavy financial losses and [...]

The Secure Way to Send Documents Via Email

Email remains the most valuable communication channel for businesses of all sizes and the most effective way to engage with your audience. Unfortunately, it is also an easy target for cybercriminals. Business Email Compromise earned hackers $2.4 billion in 2021.  Since email is one of the least secure digital operations, companies don't help themselves by [...]

A Non-Technical Guide to SHA 256 Algorithm

A common specification of all SSL certificates, irrespective of brand, price, and type, is the SHA 256 algorithm. You will see a mention of it in the certificate’s details or the features listed on the product’s information. For non-techies, SHA 256 is usually a complete mystery. In this article, we want to show you what [...]

Seven Bulletproof Ways to Protect Sensitive Data

In the digital age, data is the new gold. Most businesses collect and store customer data to understand behavior and tendencies and provide a personalized experience. Experts estimate that in 2022, the world will produce and consume 94 zettabytes (87544322013855,12 gigabytes) of data.  Sensitive information is just a droplet in the vast ocean of Internet [...]

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