Our website and your pay stubs just got a bit more, with our SSL certificate. You may or may have heard of this. An SSL certificate is just one more layer of security you should always look for when you make a purchase online. Pay stub security is always important, but, when you spend your hard earned dollars, it's even more important.
No matter how much or how little you spend, it's to protect the rest of your funds on your card. Yes, I know that most banks will protect you, but, there is always a minimum payment, and the hassle of dealing with it. Plus, the criminals know a lot about you when they steal your CC, so, it could be a lot worse. You may have to go through the whole process of changing bank numbers, payments and passwords.
If you know what a SSL certificate, great, you understand what it takes to get one, and why it's good for the consumer.
If you DON'T know what an SSL certificate is.. It stands for Secure Sockets Layer. This is basically another layer of security on your data, when it's transferred over the internet.
The difference between having an SSL cert, and not, is that there is a 3rd party, that provides that SSL certificate. So, there is another company, that itself has to be certified to allow the option to sell SSL certificates, to give this website an SSL cert. They create the encryption, and make everyting secure. The website owner, does not get to see how it's certified, and the issuer of the SSL cert doesn't get to see the data