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SSL Certificate?

Postby twist3d » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:05 am

Are you guys considering adding a SSL cert to this website by any chance? It would make my mind and probably many others feel more at ease.
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Re: SSL Certificate?

Postby geologist2007 » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:36 pm

good question. This is the only website I visit that is not secure
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Re: SSL Certificate?

Postby Englishman » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:24 am

It is indeed a good question. I am often told to beware when logging in. Do any of the computer whizzy types on here know why we don't?
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Re: SSL Certificate?

Postby New_Adventurer » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:05 pm

It costs real money. I have seen them advertised for as low as $5 to several hundred. They have an expiration date too, so it is an annual expense. You also need a secure host for the website.
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Re: SSL Certificate?

Postby Englishman » Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:13 am

Thank you for that.
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Re: SSL Certificate?

Postby twist3d » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:21 am

New_Adventurer wrote:It costs real money. I have seen them advertised for as low as $5 to several hundred. They have an expiration date too, so it is an annual expense. You also need a secure host for the website.

It's not that difficult to install an SSL certificate. I've been working as a system administrator for over 15 years and I could do it in less than 5 minutes.

There are free open source SSL certs too such as Lets Encrypt.
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