Frequently Asked Questions

How will my customers know that my site is secure?

Last Updated: April 27, 2006 12:10 PM

An "https://" prefix in the URL and a key or padlock icon in the browser's status bar indicate that a Web site is secure.

An SSL-encrypted session usually starts once a visitor signs in to a secure area of a Web site, such as the checkout or account-management area of an online store.