How will people know my website is safe? A website can be built in many different ways and with many different platforms these days. Having an SSL Certificate on your website gives the visitor who enters an SSL-protected page on your website a trusted and secure feeling. Any website that is protected with an SSL Certificate displays a padlock icon and the https:// prefix in the URL address. Most of the internet users are aware of the SSL indicators but SSL Certificate also provides a Site Seal that you can add to your website. A site seal shows visitors that your site is verified and secured. Visitors can click the seal to view your certificate’s status and details, seeing for themselves that it’s […]
What is the difference between Domain Validated (DV), Organization Validated and Extended Validation (EV) SSL?
All SSL-protected sites display the https:// prefix in the URL address bar in a internet web browser. What some people may not know is that not all certificates are created equal. There are actual differences in certificates that are issued through Certificate Authorities (CA) Classified as DV, OV, and EV certificates. Domain Validated SSL Certificate (DV): Domain Validated certificates are certificates that are checked against domain registry. There is no identifying organizational information for these certificates and thus Acmetek do not recommend these to be used for commercial purposes but use it instead for internal purposes. Visitors to a website with DV certificates cannot validate, via the certificate, if the business on the site is legitimate and thus often DO NOT trust […]