SSL as Standard– We provide them as standard but what is an SSL Certificate you ask? In short, SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organisation’s details. When installed on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser.
This is important because the information you send on the Internet is passed from computer to computer to get to the destination server. Any computer in between you and the server can see your credit card numbers, usernames and passwords, and other sensitive information if it is not encrypted with an SSL certificate. Most search engines will now tell you if you are connecting to an insecure website and have now made it a ranking factor in what page you will rank on searches