SSL is a security technology that used to encrypt the connection betwen the server and the user, the purpose is to ensure that sensitive information such as the login password is not leaked to the proxy and then stolen. The SSL technology is also known as TLS (Transport Layer Security).
Previously the ssl is used only for e-commerce website and basic internet services, such as banking services, email services and blog services that containing sensitive information on each account. Now all websites including personal blogs are encouraged to use ssl, the reason for it is to get a ranking on SERP (Search Engine Result Page).
THE TYPES OF SSL CERTIFICATES
1.DOMAIN VALIDATION SSL CERTIFICATES
The domain validation is standard ssl for everyone, the process of issuance for this certificates is very short in 3-5 minutes. Using email or dns for confirmation and verify the administration.
The domain validation ssl are valid for https://pakarhosting.net and https://www.pakarhosting.net only.
2.ORGANIZATION VALIDATION SSL CERTIFICATES
This ssl certificates are valid for https://pakarhosting.net and https://www.pakarhosting.net and require to provide the organization or company detail to display in certificate. The issuance process is 1-7 days.
3.EV or EXTENDED VALIDATION SSL CERTIFICATES
EV ssl is certificates that displays the company name or organization in the browser address, the issuance process is 1-7 days. The ssl producer would contact the relevant department to verify the organization or company.
4.WILDCARD SSL CERTIFICATES
Wildcard ssl certificate issued for the root domain ( HOW TO CHOOSE DOMAIN NAMES?) and valid for all subdomain, an examples issued on *.pakarhosting.net it will secure for blog.pakarhosting.net, www.pakarhosting.net, forum.pakarhosting.net etc.
The issuance process is 1-7 days.
5.MULTI DOMAINS or SAN SSL CERTIFICATES
SAN ssl will secure many of domains, this ssl certificates is very suitable when having many websites on different domains.
THE FREE SSL CERTIFICATES
Many ssl producer offer the free ssl by trial version, usually within 30 days cycle for one domain, after that we were asked to renew the ssl certificates. Startcom or Startssl is most popular free ssl provider before Let’s Encrypt campaign.