SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers. This includes email addresses and passwords that can be intercepted when being transferred on websites. I went ahead and purchased a few for some of the sites I maintain. This will also help with the sites page ranking in addition to adding additional security to the site.