What does a Digital Certificate tell your site visitors?
Customers today demand the highest levels of online safety. When you have a valid SSL digital certificate, your site visitors can see it to check:
- That it was indeed issued for your website
- Who the owner of the website is and his/her physical location
- The validity of the certificate
A Digital Certificate helps achieve:
The senders (originators) key is used to add a signature to the data. This signature uniquely authenticates the sender. The recipient can be confident that the data was composed by the sender.
The electronic signature is unique to the data. An alteration invalidates the signature. Both parties can be sure that the information is unchanged.
Once singed, One cannot revoke the validity or claim that he/she didn't sign the data.