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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Understand SSL and CA

You must have seen the word https:// and the padlock icon when you are surfing in internet??? you know it??? If you do not know, read this article...

If you have a website for business online example, to enable SSL on the site, you need to install an SSL certificate in accordance with the server and your site. When a visitor to the site terenksripsi SSL usually can be seen from the indicator / padlock icon on the browser or the address is also accessible sites are indicated by green / yellow color in the browser address line. Once the SSL is installed, you can access your website securely by replacing the previous URL example http://www.your-domain.com become https://www.your-domain.com.

What is SSL (Secured Socket Layer)
SSL (Secured Socket Layer) is an encryption technology (coding) which was developed by Netscape in 1994 to secure HTTP (keep delivery of data between a web server (site) with the visitors. There are several versions of SSL, version 2 and version 3, but version 3 the most widely used today. when we access an SSL encrypted site that we can feel more secure in sending sensitive data to that site.

What is a CA (Certificate Authority)
Certificate Authority (CA) is an institution that issued the digital certificate (SSL) to companies, institutions or other individuals after a verification process. CA must keep information about what has been published and what information is used to publish, and regularly audited to make sure everything is according to the procedure. Each CA has a Certification Practice Statement (CPS) which contains the procedures to be followed in any application for a certificate to verify the entry. Currently known for some CA, such as Verisign are now acquired by Symantec Corp., Comodo, Entrust, GlobalSign, and so forth.
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Easy Learn Computer, Updated at: 1:50 AM

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EV SSL Certificates said...

A certificate authority (CA) is an authority in a network that issues and manages security credentials and public keys for message encryption. As part of a public key infrastructure (PKI), a CA checks with a registration authority (RA) to verify information provided by the requestor of a digital certificate. If the RA verifies the requestor's information, the CA can then issue a certificate.

Depending on the public key infrastructure implementation, the certificate includes the owner's public key, the expiration date of the certificate, the owner's name, and other information about the public key owner.

WildCard SSL Certificate said...

The Certificate Authority (CA) is the organization that creates and regulates the policy and procedure for authenticating, issuing, renewing, and suspending digital certificates. Working with the Registration Authority (RA), the CA authorizes certificates and ensures the legitimacy of participating parties.

Web security universal has five major Certificate Authorities such as VeriSign, GeoTrust, Thawte, RapidSSL, and Comodo.

Anonymous said...

nice

Anonymous said...

Thanks

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