A key part of information security is the transport of data from one point to another across the open internet.
SSL and the use of an encryption system based on public/private keys enables then secure transportation of information.
|SETTING UP SSL SECURED TRANSPORTATION USING OPENSSL|
If using RapidSSL
CERTIFICATE TRANSPARENCY (CT)
If using Chrome and click on the security lock in the address bar and then click the Connection tab, you will see "... does not have public audit records." - this is part of the Google CT initiative.
Only Extended Validation (EV) SSL certs are being added to the public log by CAs as at July 2015. So if it is a standard (non-EV) SSL certificate you can ignore it.
INFORMATION YOU WILL NEED TO GET A SSL CERTIFICATE