Most Common Articles

SSL/TLS Handshake Overview

This article will show how every SSL/TLS connection begins with a “handshake” that determines just how two parties to an internet connection shall encrypt their communications

Intermediate Certificate Download

Certain server platforms require that specific actions be taken by the user, even after downloading a bundle from the table below.

Certificate Order Page Information

This article will help you manage certificate file downloads, certificate reprocesses, and provide a detailed understanding of both.

Private and Public Keys

The SSL/TLS protocol uses a pair of keys – one private, one public – to authenticate, secure and manage secure connections.

DV, OV, and EV Certificates

Although all SSL certificates use similar methods to protect and validate your data, a useful way to categorize them is by validation method.

39 month limit to new certificates and what you need to know

There are changes afoot regarding SSL certificate renewal periods. However, as always, SSL.com is here to explain and assist. Here’s what you need to know: