SSL Certificates: Serving secure web content over HTTPS

The cheapest place to buy SSL certificates that I’m aware of:
https://www.gogetssl.com/

Cloudflare introduces universal SSL
https://blog.cloudflare.com/introducing-universal-ssl/

Two good blog posts on how the TLS handshake works:
http://blog.hartleybrody.com/https-certificates/
http://www.moserware.com/2009/06/first-few-milliseconds-of-https.html

Video explaining the math behind public encryption
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QnD2c4Xovk

self-signed certificate example:
https://selfsigned.jelled.com/

Google’s announcement that they would begin discrediting sites that use SHA-1 certificates:
http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2014/09/gradually-sunsetting-sha-1.html

Google’s announcement that they will begin giving a ranking boost to sites serving content over HTTPS.
http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2014/08/https-as-ranking-signal.html

Comcast has been caught injecting ads into websites. They can’t do this if the site is served over HTTPS.
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140908/07191228453/comcast-using-packet-injection-to-push-its-own-ads-via-wifi-apparently-oblivious-to-security-concerns.shtml

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