99WHAT IS SSL CERTIFICATE?
SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organisation’s details. When installed on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser.
WHY DO I NEED SSL CERTIFICATE?
SSL certificates are used to secure transmission of data through web sites. Transmission of such data as credit card details, account usernames and passwords, any other sensitive information has to be secured to prevent eavesdropping.