Selecting The Best SSL Certificate To Buy

When contemplating the best SSL certificate to buy, many people make the mistake of just looking at price. This is most like because IT managers and website development teams are always under pressure to get the job done.

Unfortunately, making a snap decision on the right SSL certificate to buy based on the dollar amount on the top of the website is not the best possible option. Usually with Certificate Authorities (CAs), just like anything in life, you will largely get just what you pay for.

What we have done is to create a very competitive pricing system for all of our SSL certificates. We aren't the lowest priced company on the web, but we are certainly not the highest. With all of our products, we offer value-added features that set us apart from the competition.

This allows Comodo to offer three different levels or types of SSL/TLS certificates for your consideration, all at prices that are in line with that of our major competitors. We don't try to complete with the cheap, bargain basement CAs, which allows us to include a lot of features that you would have to pay for separately from these "low-cost" providers. What we find is that most of the people that choose our products find the overall price is actually lower than those bargains since they have the additional features at no cost.

When deciding which Comodo SSL certificate to buy the first step is to know if you are looking for security for one website or for a main domain and multiple subdomains. We have two options for the single domain scenario and one option for the multiple websites and subdomain possibility. Choosing the correct one starts with understanding what is secure sockets layer and how it will help your business.

Comodo SSL for Single Websites

The Comodo SSL is the basic way to secure a single website. It is easy to obtain with a simple online application, all you will need to do is generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) through your server, copy and paste the encrypted text into our application form and submit.

Within just minutes you will have the SSL file. Then, follow our online guidelines to install the files and your site will be protected. At the same time, you will automatically start accessing all the benefits that come with the product.

With full 2048-bit digital signatures, 99.9 % recognition on both mobile devices and browsers, free one year PCI scanning and website vulnerability scanning you will be protected and within all PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) requirements.

We recommend this for small to mid-sized ecommerce sites and businesses. With a 30-day money-back guarantee, we know that you will appreciate the value-added options in this SSL certificate.

EV SSL for Ecommerce Sites

For medium to large ecommerce sites or businesses as well as for companies with a concern to protect against phishing, spoofing or other types of secure information transmission breaches, our EV SSL is the perfect option.

This is really the "green standard" in SSL/TLS certificates. When you choose this SSL certificate to buy you are providing the top level of security possible on your website. The easy to see green address bar alters users they are on an extended validation site offering complete verification of the site and the company.

The value-added package with this SSL certificate includes everything found in the Comodo SSL certificate. There is also the free Comodo TrustLogo that can be used for unlimited server licenses and is a clear visual indicator of the level of security provided. This logo appears on every page, giving online customers the utmost in confidence.

Wildcard SSL for Multiple Subdomains

For medium to large sized ecommerce sites with a main domain and multiple subdomains, our Wildcard SSL offers a cost-effective security option. This will provide the same level of security as the Comodo SSL, so it is recognized by 99.9% of browsers and includes the 2048-bit signatures.

This is a great SSL certificate to buy for multiple subdomains, in fact, it is licensed for unlimited physical servers. It can be used to make sure all payments, downloads, mail and logins through the website are completely secure.

Everything you get with the Comodo SSL is available with the Wildcard SSL including the fast online application, the top levels of customer support and the free PCI and vulnerability scans.

If you still have questions about which SSL certificate to buy, give us a call at +1 888 266 6361. If you know what you need, visit us at https://ssl.comodo.com to start your application and have your site secure in just a few minutes.

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