Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the technology that enables encrypted communication between a web browser and a website. Millions of online businesses and websites utilize SSL to protect sensitive information (credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, emails, etc.) from being stolen or tampered with by hackers and identity thieves. Enabling SSL for your website will improve security & increase credibility. It also helps with a website's Search Engine Ranking!
Free SSL for Every Website Hosted With Alpha Net
Basic SSL security is available free of cost for every website Hosted with Alpha Net.
For ecommerce shopping carts & corporate websites, you should use a Premium SSL, wildcard SSL or Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate. Alpha Net will obtain, install and configure the SSL certificate for your Website. The price you see in the following section includes procurement and installation. You should also consider a dedicated IP Address with the SSL Certificate for maximum browser & device compatibility. Learn more about Free SSL.
Domain Validated SSL
Domain Valdiated SSL Certificates provide essential encryption security for your Website. They do not require any paperwork, can be obtained within 10 minutes & may have ;a validity of 1 to 3 years. They are inexpensive but offer low level of assurance and confidence. Never-the-less they are the most widely used SSL Certificates. You can choose a Domain Validated SSL Certificate from any of the major SSL providers:
Wildcard SSL allows securing unlimited sub domains (*.domain.com). They are suitable when you are offering services under subdomains of your primary domain name. Wildcard SSL Certificates are issued quickly and most cases does not require paperwork. Alpha Net offers cheap wildcard SSL from the following providers:
Extended Validation (EV) SSL are designed to provide high level of consumer confidence and assurance. An EV SSL Certificate shows the name of the organization/company in the Web Browser's green bar. They require validation of the organization that owns the domain name, therefore involve paperwork and take up-to 7 days to obtain. They are also more expensive.