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What is an SSL certificate and how does this help protect me when I am online ?

An SSL (Secured Socket Layers) certificate is a method of encrypting information that travels across the internet. There is a “certificate” that is provided by an authorized CA (authorized provider of certificate) that resides on the webserver. This certificate when activated encrypts the page then sends a key out to the remote machine that tells it how to decrypt the page and show whats there, without this key no one is able to see the information traveling back and forth. If the site gives an error upon loading that says it is not “secure” then please contact MULLINSNET COMPUTER SERVICES at 706-512-0138 – DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE !