What Is SSL Encryption And How You Can Build Customer Trust With It?

What Is SSL Encryption

SSL encryption or Secure Socket Layer is the security your website needs to ensure the safety of your website. It helps in providing the security features for your website which enables you to send or work with your transactions etc. using your personal information without fearing for any mishap i.e. your personal information remains intact and you can freely do your work without worrying about any sort of compromise.

Why Use SSL Encryption

The internet is a place of wonders, and you can achieve anything when you have access to the internet or web however it is also a very dark place which can bring you to shambles within a few minutes. While browsing one always loses track and visits so many sites among which a few aren’t that safe i.e. they can compromise your information or compel you into other stuff or sometimes dupe you.

To avoid such troubles, you must visit websites which are safe and secure. But how would you know? Well, all those sites will be encrypted with SSL. You can recognize it by the following traits:

  • There might be a green lock at the end of the website markings in the search bar.

  • It will start with https:// than http://.

The encryption details and methods vary from site to site but these two are the major identifications of a secured sites.

How SSL Encryption Builds Customers’ Trust?

1. Security

You are already aware of the dangers of the internet, a secured site will enable the customer to freely access your website, place their orders or simply visit without worrying about suffering any consequences. Most websites require your personal information and in case of the shopping sites, they require your credit card information as well. Hence when people are sure that these sites are safe or encrypted they will visit it more and will recommend it to others as well.

2. No Compromised Information

Giving away your information is a risk in general and it becomes more of a risk when you’re doing It on the web because there is a 100% chance that somebody is eavesdropping on your conversation. To avoid such dealings and have a proper guarantee of the confidentiality of your information, the sites use encryption. This way you can relax while giving out your credit card numbers or addresses etc.

3. No Virus

Encrypted sites don’t harm your devices in any way. Some sites upon opening start advertising campaigns etc. which in some cases slows down your devices by attracting some sort of virus. When a site is safe, your clients will be sure that no harm will come their way hence they will visit freely.

Final Verdict

Hence to conclude our entire study, SSL encryption is very important for basic websites because of the security it provides to you and your clients. It does not harm you in any way rather it protects you from all the troubles of the internet such as hacking etc. so make use of it in your online ventures and enjoy a lifetime of satisfaction!

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Randy Blakeslee

hi! i’m randy! i believe choosing the right team and investing in people is the best thing you can do for your business. i love our team here at Symboliq. together we’ve fostered a positive work place that allows everyone to grow professionally and infuse awesomeness into all our brand partners. we’re low on judgement, high on caffeine, and bursting with creativity. when you come on board with us, you become a member of our family. so be prepared to feel the love.

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