Why Do Websites Need An SSL (Secure Socket Layer)?

What Does An SSL Do? When users submit their information online on a website without an SSL, it is like speaking on a phone while it’s on speaker. Everyone around the speaker can listen, learn and possibly steal crucial information. SSLs encrypt personal information while in transit, making it more difficult for hackers to steal personal information. This means that when a user submits private data, the message becomes encoded. This encoding scrambles the characters that make up the message, [...]