Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a security protocol that creates an encrypted link between a web server and a web browser. It ensures that all transferred data remains confidential. You’ve seen a lock icon next to the URL in your address bar when you go to certain sites, right? That means the site is protected by SSL. Your site should have SSL – especially if you use your site to process financial transactions. It will protect you from data breaches, and it gives visitors a good reason to trust you with sensitive information. It improves your rankings in search results as

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