SSL
( Secure Sockets Layer )

encrypted between
web server and the
browser

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate are data files that bind a cryptographic key to a domain/website. When installed on web server, the padlock will be activated, and encrypted secure connection is established between web server and the browser.It is mostly used in online transactions, data transfer, login, or securing social media sites. When secure transmission is needed, SSL is needed.

The use of SSL :

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Keeps data secure between servers

Increase customer trust

Boosts Google Rankings

Improves conversion rates

Moreover, EV SSL (Extended Validation SSL) certificate is an extended version of SSL that involve a stringent vetting process to verify your organization / business identity. Users can see a green address bar if website is secured with an authorized EV SSL. They can check the certificate and see the authenticated business identity details. This will enhance trust and conversion rates. (phishing) [detail]。

Choose a Browser to See How EV is Displayed

Internet Explorer

Chrome

Fire Fox

We provide a variety of SSL for customers to choose from

Let’s Encrypt

Publisher: Let’s Encrypt
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Domain
YourDomain.com
+
www.YourDomain.com
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Green address bar: N
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Unlimited sub-domain: N
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Improve Google search ranking: Y
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Brand / Trustworthy: moderate
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Hashing Algorithm: SHA256
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Encryption: RSA2048
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Dynamic site seal (?)
N
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Application process time:
Self-help application
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Free of charge, valid for 3 months, renewable.



RapidSSL

Publisher: RapidSSL
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Domain
YourDomain.com
+
www.YourDomain.com
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Green address bar: N
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Unlimited sub-domain: N
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Improve Google search ranking: Y
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Brand / Trustworthy: medium
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Hashing Algorithm: SHA256
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Encryption: RSA2048
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Dynamic site seal(?)
N
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Application process time:
1 – 2 working days
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1 year cert, plus installation : HK$480
2 year cert, plus installation : HK$720
1 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$980
2 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$1720

RapidSSL Wildcard

Publisher: RapidSSL
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Domain
*.YourDomain.com

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Green address bar: N
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Unlimited sub-domain: Y
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Improve Google search ranking: Y
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Brand / Trustworthy: medium
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Hashing Algorithm: SHA256
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Encryption: RSA2048
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Dynamic site seal(?)
N
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Application process time:
1 – 2 working days
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1 year cert, plus installation : HK$1200
2 year cert, plus installation : HK$2200
1 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$1700
2 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$3200

True BusinessID with EV

Publisher: GeoTrust
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Domain
YourDomain.com
+
www.YourDomain.com
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Green address bar: Y
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Unlimited sub-domain: N
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Improve Google search ranking: Y
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Brand / Trustworthy: Premium
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Hashing Algorithm: SHA256
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Encryption: RSA2048
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dynamic site seal(?)
Y
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Application process time:
5 – 10 working days
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1 year cert, plus installation : HK$2000
2 year cert, plus installation : HK$3500
1 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$2500
2 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$4500

Comodo ECC EV SSL

Publisher: Comodo
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Domain
YourDomain.com
+
www.YourDomain.com
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Green address bar: Y
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Unlimited sub-domain: N
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Improve Google search ranking: Y
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Brand / Trustworthy: Premium
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Hashing Algorithm: SHA256
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Encryption: ECC256
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Dynamic site seal(?)
N
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Application process time:
5 – 10 working days
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1 year cert, plus installation : HK$2000
2 year cert, plus installation : HK$3500
1 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$2500
2 year cert, dedicated IP, plus installation : HK$4500

Comodo Multi-Domain SSL

Publisher: Comodo
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Domain
www.YourDomain.com

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Green address bar: N
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Unlimited sub-domain: N
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Improve Google search ranking: Y
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Brand / Trustworthy: medium
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Hashing Algorithm: SHA256
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Encryption: RSA2048
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Dynamic site seal(?)
N
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Application process time:
3 – 5 working days
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price : please ask


Want to use SSL to improve your branding ?

You’ll need a dedicated IP.

If you would like to use SSL to improve your branding, SEO (search engine optimization), to increase website credibility, dedicated IP is recommended.
– Dedicated IP SSL can support older versions of computers / browsers
– Dedicated IP SSL can possibly improve search engine ranking . more info

Demonstration websites

You can use different browsers to visit these websites to see how it works.

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RapidSSL

https://kb.website-solution.net
(Website Solution Knowledge Base)

RapidSSL Wildcard

https://xtra.website-solution.net:2222
(Website Control Panel Login Page)

True BusinessID with EV

https://www.website-solution.net
(Website Solution Main Website)

Comodo ECC EV SSL

https://mail.group.com.hk
(SmarterMail Login Page)

FAQ

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Application Notes for EV SSL (Extended Validation SSL)
What is RSA SSL?

RSA (Rivest-Shamir-Adleman) is one of the most popular Encryption method, which was published at 1977.
Many websites are using RSA 2048 certificates nowadays; e.g. Google, Microsoft, GovHK, etc. (05 Dec 2017)
RSA2048 (and ECC P256) are the encryption standards for the internet nowadays.

Details: Wikipedia

What is ECC SSL?

ECC (Elliptic Curve Cryptography) is an advance encryption method nowadays.
Research shows ECC P256 is similar to SHA2048 encryption technique. But because ECC SSL use less bits,
the transmittion speed becomes relative faster. To our knowledge, Facebook, Linkedin are using ECC P256
SSL certificates.(05 Dec 2017)

Details: OpenSSL / Redhat

What is Dynamic Site Seal?

Whenever visitors come to your website, a dynamic image will be generated including the date/time information.
If click on this image, domain owner information will be displayed.
For example, if you click on the image below, the domain information of www.website-solution.net will be
shown.

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