This can be the first question that can come to anyone’s mind. Why SSL Certificate? In order to understand the Why of SSL, we should First Understand What is SSL?
What is SSL?
SSL is termed as Secured Socket Layer. It helps you secure your information exchange on the internet. The SSL Certificate makes sure that information so sent from your system is reaching the desired
One very simple example to understand the desired end point,I am sending some message to my friends
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In order to get rid of this unsafe transportation of the data. W
Now, if we compare both the diagrams, we can very well understand the basic why of SSL Certificate. I am trying to send the same message to my intended source, but because of the SSL certificate Installed the message reaching the hacker is encrypted. Hacker does not have the key to decrypt my message. The message is only readable to end-point which has my decryption key.
So, If I ask you again what is SSL Certificate ?
SSL Certificate is the certificate, which enables safe communication between two endpoints. Data in the encrypted format travels from one point to another. There are different level of encryption that are possible with different kind of SSL certificate that you buy.