What are SSL Certificates?

SSL stands for Secure Socket layer , which acts as a backbone of our secure internet which protects small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organisation’s details. It provides critical security, privacy and data security for both your website as well as for your personal information.

SSL binds the following things :

  • A domain name, server name or hostname.
  • An organisational identity (i.e. company name) and location.

SSL is issued by a CA (Certificate Authority)

What is a Certificate Authority?

A certificate authority  or certification authority is responsible for issuing digital certificates as it attests the identify of users, computers and organisations.

DocTooLss Digital Certificate issued by Let’s Encrypt Authority X3

What are Root Certificate Authority?

The root ca creates, stores and maintains the root CA.

What are Subordinate Certificate Authority?

A certificate authority certified by root certificate authority is called as subordinate/intermediate ca.

Types of CA

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