Managing the purchase, deployment, renewal and expiry of digital certificates for multiple Web servers, purposes and users sometimes in many different locations can be time-consuming and costly.
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Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jan 11, 2013
When you employ services on the internet, SSL certificates are the industry standard for authentication and security. Depending on how you plan to use SSL certificates, they can provide greater flexibility that traditional certificates.
"SSL certificates have moved beyond the Buy page. They are embedded in your business. In fact, SSL Certificates are a business-critical part of your IT infrastructure. However, managing individual certificates in a large organization is complicated by multiple locations, many servers, different business units, and rapidly growing Web-based services.
The risks of hiccups and problems increases with the number of certificates, including lost sales when customers see security warnings about expired certificates on your site, damage to your brand and consumer trust because of problems with certificates and more.
With these risks in mind, this guide provides five simple steps for IT professionals to take control of SSL certificates across the enterprise, and recommendations centralizing certificate management throughout their lifecycle."