“Both are important to your website security. Both do a great job in protecting your customers’ confidential and valuable data. Both boost consumer confidence and increase your website sales by ensuring your customers maximum online security.”
These are the reasons why SSL & SiteLock are frequently mixed up by many! However, they are really two different things that contribute to one single goal of yours – Enhance your website security!
In order to give our customers a clearer picture on how the powerful duo works their separate ways to help you maximize your website security, we created a table that indicates their different functions respectively.
|Protection Target||Website database||The private / financial information given during online transactions|
|What to prevent?||Hacking / Malware||Interception|
|How?||Inform users when their websites are infected with Malware and are prone to hacking. Users then take necessary steps to prevent hacking.||Make sure that all information given during online transactions is encrypted, i.e. converted into unreadable pieces of information.|
Although different, SiteLock and SSL Certificates work hand in hand to give your website unbeatable protection and your customers the highest confidence. To find out more, visit our SiteLock page and SSL page