Application Security

How to Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate

Welcome to Secumantra! In this post we will learn how to generate a self-signed SSL certificate for your website or web service. What is a Self-Signed SSL Certificate? A self-signed certificate is an SSL certificate that has not been validated by a Certificate Authority (CA). It is created by the developer of the application locally and…

Application Security

How to Get Free SSL for Your Website

Welcome to Secumantra! In this post, we will learn how to enable SSL certificate for free on your WordPress website using Cloudflare. Data transmitted over an unencrypted channel (plain http) is insecure and can be intercepted. All the data must be encrypted while in transition and it is site owner’s responsibility to protect the security, privacy…

Cyber Security | Data Security

Top 5 Myths about HTTPS and SSL

We have talked about the HTTPS and why it is needed in previous post. Website owners are responsible to secure the communication channel while connecting to their clients. Though HTTPS and SSL certificates offer data protection and integrity, many sites are still reluctant to adopt it. There are many misconceptions about cost, performance etc. which…