SSL Glossary

SSL Terms and Definitions

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SSL Certificate Glossary explains the terms and terminology used in the certificate deployment. Here at we defines the different SSL certificate terms and its meanings that will help the users to understand the concept of the certificate.

256-bit encryption:

256-bit encryption is part of AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption standard and is commercially used to encrypt the information traveling between the server and the browser. 256-bit offers highest protection compare to earlier 128-bit version.

2048-bit key encryption:

The 2048-bit key size is a new standard of encryption strength that works on RSA, DSA, and ECC encryption methods. It is used to generate CSR (certificate signing request). The earlier 1024-bit key size was used to generate the CSR.