Do I need SSL? im confused, please help

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    pinkjacob
    Asked on February 24, 2011 at 03:00 AM

    Hello, this is my first time creating a website that requires a security as addresses etc will be submitted. Do i need a ssl certificate or if i use you forms is it included in them. How do i set up the forms to be secure? i am sorry to be a pain, but just want to make sure i am doing it correctly.

     

    many thanks

    pinkjacob

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    liyam
    Answered on February 24, 2011 at 03:30 AM

    Hello, I have modified the title of your inquiry.

    As for your question, that actually depends on how important are the data such as home addresses, phone numbers, etc. needed to be kept away from advantageous sniffing hackers. 

    Normally, the one that requires SSL are those who require to enter payment information or anything that deals with money matters such as bank accounts, online stock market trading, online payments, and credit cards.

    Hope this helps.

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    pinkjacob
    Answered on February 24, 2011 at 07:33 AM

    Hi Thank you, the info that wil be sent is names, address's etc, we are a recruitment agency so when people register, they send everything via an online form. any advice please

     

    pinkjacob

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    liyam
    Answered on February 24, 2011 at 07:42 AM

    I think it's alright not to use SSL for this type of form submission.