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Running head: SELF-SIGNED CERTIFICATES
Screenshot showing that the login space is using a self-signed certification. Be sure to
include a screenshot of the certificate details window
Self-signed certification is a term in cryptography and computer security implying
that, it is an identity certificate that is signed by the same entity whose identity it certifies.
Using a self-signed certificate an individual can navigate to whatever address is using it that
the web browser will warn them that it is unsafe. When a browser is connected to a server the
server presents its certificate to the client. The verification of certificates is achieved by the
client checking the domain that is accessing is the same as mentioned in the certificate.
For my case I used a self-signed certificate to test the web I created. To be able to
create an SSL connection between my web adaptor and my server, the web server requires an
SSL certificate. This is a digital file which contains the encryption techniques to be used
when establishing a secure channel between the web server and the web adaptor server.
Mostly self-signed certificates are created by their owners and signed.
To secure my website with the self-signed certificate I needed to generate one first.
To do so, I went to the websites & domain, and clicked SSL certificates>Add SSL
Certificate. I filled out the filled marked with asterisk symbol (*), and identified the