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    when is SSL necessary?
    I have a section of my website that is password protected. The section contains confidential info - would this warrant setting up SSL as well? I know it's typically used when users are submitting personal info (ss#, credit card etc) however, users won't be submitting any info on this site.


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    that data is still transferred back to the user when they login.. so just because it's not being transferred to the server as a user submission, the data is still being transferred from the server to the user unsecurely.. so yes a SSL certificate is definitely warranted.

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