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What is SSL ?

The SSL protocol is the web standard for encrypting communications between users and SSL protected web sites and services. Data sent via an SSL connection is protected by encryption, a mechanism that prevents eavesdropping and tampering with any transmitted data.…

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What is a wildcard SSL certificate ?

Usually, an SSL certificate is issued for a single fully qualified domain name (= common name), e.g. ssl.example.com. It can only be used with this  domain name – if used with another domain name an error message will be fetched:…

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GeoTrust SSL Assistant – IIS (Windows)

GeoTrust launched a new version of their SSL Assistant for Microsoft Internet Information Servers (IIS). This tool makes it very easy and convenient to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and install your SSL certificate. If you have a Microsoft…

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