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Re: how to secure a commercial web site
From: Jeffrey Weiss <weiss () tds net>
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 11:17:06 -0500

You can generate your own CA for free, and sign the site cert against
this  CA, but it won't be recognized by the browser and therefore is not
trusted.
If you're doing commerce this is not good enough.
It will work for ensuring encrypted communications, but not "trust".
You have to pay for trust; the security part is free.
Jeffrey

On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 04:11, info () biledge com wrote:
hi,
i am trying to secure -SSL certificated- a commercial web site without using verisign, global 
sign, etc. it seems there is a monopoly an i want to be out of it. does anyone know a better 
way to secure the web site or do i have to pay money, (even) for security ?   
regards, bilur



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