Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol for website security. It protects online communication and transactions using the strongest encryption available.
An SSL certificate validates the identity of your website. Once activated and properly configured it should display a green padlock icon and // in the domain URL.
These trust indicators let your customers know that your site is genuine, protected, and private.
Your clients need assurance that they can trust your web portal with their private details they input on your website. Details such as credit card details, passwords, and logins. It is an easy and cost-effective way to legitimize your website while protecting your site against phishing. SSL certificate as well helps in boosting your search engine ranking.