Secure Your Website

SSL Certificates

To enable customers to make a purchase safely, you’ll need a secure checkout – one that uses SSL (secure socket layer) technology to encrypt sensitive data such as credit card numbers, names and addresses. Otherwise, your site could easily be hacked and this sensitive data spread around the globe in a matter of minutes An SSL secure site is identified by the padlock icon that appears in the lower right corner of the user’s computer screen, and by the letter s after the https in your site address. Knowledgeable buyers look for these signs of security before entering personal data and without them, you won’t make as many sales as you will with an SSL encrypted site.

If you have a shared hosting account with us, you can use the Website Source SSL certification as your site’s security blanket – no charge. Virtual private server (VPS) account owners will have to purchase an SSL certificate but we help out by providing this security certification.

AlphaSSL
Effective & Entry Level

As low as $36.00 Per Year*
Validation: 5 min or less
Ideal for: Mostly Small eCommerce Businesses
Type of Validation: Domain
Warranty: $1,000
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DomainSSL
Fast & Economical

As low as $110.00 Per Year*
Validation: 5 min or less
Ideal for: Small & Medium eCommerce Businesses
Type of Validation: Domain
Warranty: $10,000
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OrganizationSSL
Full Company Vetting

As low as $138.00 Per Year*
Validation: 1-2 Days
Ideal for: Small & Medium eCommerce Businesses
Type of Validation: Organization
Warranty: $100,000
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ExtendedSSL
Shows the Green Address Bar

As low as $554.00 Per Year*
Validation: 3-4 Days
Ideal for: Businesses, Government & Universities
Type of Validation: Organization
Warranty: $250,000
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* Applies to a 2 year plan divided by 2 years.

Included SSL Features:

Plans AlphaSSL DomainSSL Organization SSL ExtendedSSL
Green Address BarAs seen in the URL/Address bar on your browser, the padlock has now been updated with a green bar. This means that you are on an ExtendedSSL connection (only) with the highest level of security enabled. No No No Get the Green Address Bar for maximum trust & assurance
Validation SpeedThis is the length of time after you sign up for a SSL certificate to activate and protect your customers online. Some certificates are instant and others require details to be reviewed. 5 minutes or less 5 minutes or less 1-2 Business Days 3-4 Business Days
Ideal for:SSL certificates make web submitted information secure. If you take credit cards or any other information, it is almost required by your customers to see the padlock or green address bar before they'll send their information. Small & Medium eCommerce Businesses Small & Medium eCommerce Businesses Small & Medium eCommerce Businesses  Businesses, Government, Schools & Universities
Type of ValidationSome certificates require minimal proof and others, like ExtendedSSL require your company's documents and paperwork. This can add length to the activation time of your SSL Certificate. If you choose ExtendedSSL, be prepared to show documentation. Domain Domain Organization Organization
EncryptionEncryption is the process of transforming information using an algorithm (called cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing a "key" to decipher the information.* 2048 Bit root 2048 Bit root 2048 Bit root 2048 Bit root
SGC SecurityServer gated cryptography comes with most plans, however this only applies to older browsers requiring it. For security reasons, it is best to upgrade to a browser that supports SSL rather than the older SGC algorithm. No
Browser RecognitionThe percentage of browsers or mobile devices that can be protected with your SSL Certificate. Virtually ALL devices are supported. 99% 99% 99% 99%
Secures:This SSL certificate will protect these types of URL examples: www.domain.com & domain.com. www.domain.com & domain.com* www.domain.com & domain.com www.domain.com & domain.com www.domain.com & domain.com
AutoCSRCertificate Signing Request is a message sent from an applicant to a certificate authority in order to apply for a digital identity certificate. Before creating a CSR, the applicant first generates a key pair, keeping the private key secret. The CSR contains information identifying the applicant, and the public key chosen by the applicant. The corresponding private key is not included in the CSR, but is used to digitally sign the entire request. The CSR may be accompanied by other credentials or proofs of identity required by the certificate authority, and the certificate authority may contact the applicant for further information. No
Clickable Secure Site SealYour seal will be shown on your website and clickable. The seal will open a profile detailing your company's information and SSL Certificate status. Secure Site – SSL By AlphaSSL SSL Secured – Global Sign SSL Secured – Global Sign SSL Secured – Global Sign
3 for the Price of 1SSL Certificates are provided with 3 for 1 server licenses included in the standard price. This allows you to easily secure your primary server, a secondary or backup server and a load balancer without any further costs.
ReissuesIf you lost your information, new information can be created for the same domain name. Reissues are free. Free Free Free Free
WarrantyIf your SSL Certificate fails, you're backed with a misissuance warranty. $1,000 $10,000 $100,000 $250,000
Management/Control PanelManage your SSL Certificate easily online with a customer control panel. No GlobalSign Certificate Center Account GlobalSign Certificate Center Account GlobalSign Certificate Center Account
Installation HealthcheckYour SSL Certificate is reviewed by an automatic process and reviewed by our expert technical staff for support, configuration and if the seal is properly displayed and maximizing conversions on your website. No
Multiyear SavingsSave money when you extend your terms.