Protect Customer's Entire Website With SSL On All Webpages
The secure sockets layer, while falling short of being a complete security solution, does provide a measurable difference to the security of websites. Retailers should make sure that each of their pages bears the familiar HTTPS designation at the beginning of the URL. This designates that the sensitive traffic necessary to complete the transaction is encrypted during transport. Failure to engage the secure sockets layer indicates that credit card numbers and similar data are not encrypted and are thus much more susceptible to theft.