The need today for a secure internet is greater than ever. Things like identity theft, stolen passwords, or ransomware can be avoided by implementing proper security measures. An important security best practice for the server is implementing SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificates, which encrypt the data between the client and the server. This secures communication between the two, ensuring that user data such as credit card numbers or passwords cannot be stolen in a man-in-the-middle attack.
Previously, you would have had to pay for an SSL certificate. But now you can get them for free! In this Coffee Break Course, Envato Tuts+ instructor Bilal Shahid will show you how to get and install free SSL certificates using Certbot and Let's Encrypt—a free and open certificate authority aiming to support a more secure and privacy-respecting web.
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