Website Tip: How Secure Does My Website Need to Be?

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In the past, small businesses hardly needed to worry about website security and SSL certificates. It was only needed if a websites stored customer information or accepted payments, such as eCommerce websites (online stores).

But now, Google and other web browsers are making a push to get all website owners to comply and be “secure.”

Web browsers like Google Chrome scare¬†users with “Not Secure” at the top,¬†embarrassing website owners into buying SSL certificates.

SSLs cost $50-$120/year. Many hosting companies charge more to “install” SSLs, bringing it to $150-$300/year. Some of our hosting plans include the SSL, free of charge. Call anytime to host with us.