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Why SSL certificate is important for an enterprise Web app?

“on the internet, nobody knows you are a dog”  It’s a cartoon captioned by Peter Steiner and published on 1993. But the fact is, Its still true in 2016.  We can not trust anyone on the Internet. We need to ensure that everything is secured. We need to see that our information, data and assets are well protected while doing any transaction in internet. Cyber-crime has become a common thing. If anyone knows how to bend the technology to their will, they can make anything happen. Its IT Delivery head our responsibility to block them and protect ourselves from the risks.

Here comes the SSL certificate, a boon to modern technology. SSL stands for Secure Sockets layer is a computer networking protocol essential for providing encryption and authentication services in web applications. It ensures the protection we seek in Internet. SSL works like an encrypted key of details between two parties. SSL is used to secure credit card transactions, legitimate documents transactions and log-ins. SSL certificate gives web application a personalized online environment in which business can be done with minimizing threats from a third party. SSL certificate prevents risks of large data loses and intercepting communications. SSL certificate offers protection from direct attacks for any particular data sets in our organization and helps to spot data abuse if any. SSL certificate has multi-tier architecture which renders layers of protection that no one can receive or process confidential information. It will determine which applications and servers need more protection and prioritize accordingly.

There are several types of SSL certificates which helps securing sites based on their usage. It scans for any vulnerabilities and provides automatic remedies for such attacks. SSL certificate hardens the defense of web application by improving auditing and monitoring procedures of on-going business. These SSL certificates can be created quickly and at a low cost. They can be customized for specific needs, user-friendly and low maintenance. Using SSL certificate in your web application not only prevents application from threats but also increases trust of the customers and paves to a better relationship.

Configuring SSL certificate in a cloud environment based on your business need requires knowledge and skill set. It can be configured in IIS If its Windows or on a Linux machine.  We are happy to help if you are looking for SSL configuration in your SaaS based solution .  Please check out website ( ) to know more about our service offerings.

Madhu Kesavan

Madhu Kesavan likes to do things in a better way. More than a decade of IT experience and 5+ years of Entrepreneurial journey, He knows its great to start a business, but its lifetime challenge to run successfully. As a CEO of W2S solutions, He leads a team, motivate them, mentor and help them to succeed. Whatever stage your business is, Madhu Kesavan will help in analyzing your business and provide an IT strategy. His experience, openness to new approaches, familiarity with various technologies helps his customers to achieve their vision.

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