Comparison Between AccuWebHosting Paid SSL and Free CloudFlare SSL
The SSL Certificates
are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key, so the data from the origin of the website to the end user browser is encrypted. It creates an encrypted connection between your web server and your visitor's web browser allowing for private information to be transmitted, without the problems of eavesdropping, data tampering, and message forgery.
The primary reason why SSL
is used is to keep sensitive information sent across the Internet encrypted so that only the intended recipient can understand it. This is important because the information you send on the Internet is passed from computer to computer to get to the destination server.
Any computer in between you and the server can see your credit card numbers, usernames and passwords, and other sensitive information if it is not encrypted with an SSL certificate. When an SSL certificate
is used, the information becomes unreadable to everyone except for the server you are sending the information to. This protects it from hackers and identity thieves.
Web browsers give visual cues, such as a lock icon or a green bar, to make sure visitors know when their connection is secured. This means that they will trust your website more when they see these cues and will be more likely to buy from you. SSL providers will also give you a trust seal that installs more trust in your customers.
|AccuWeb Hosting SSL
||CloudFlare Free SSL
|AccuWeb Hosting paid SSL encrypts end to end traffic with 256-bits Encryption level as the certificate is installed on the server.
||In CloudFlare free SSL, you need to do take additional steps and install SSL on your server to have encrypted connection from hosting server to end user.
|Private SSL certificate is provided, which uses your domain name for which the certificate is purchased and issued.
||A shared SSL is provided, which uses CloudFlare domain name and the certificate is shared between many websites.
|Most of the Browsers and OS are supported with paid SSL from AccuWeb Hosting.
||Does not support older browsers and Operating System. Click here to check detailed information.
|No Additional cost other than the SSL certificate cost.
||Need to upgrade to paid CloudFlare plan if you want to use your own SSL and secure end to end connection.
|AccuWeb Hosting provides free dedicated IP with a purchase of an SSL certificate.
||Website will be on shared IP or need to purchase a dedicated IP which will cost additional $36/annum.
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