Needs some convincing that an SSL certificate is necessary for an auction site? This post by sunray on PheeBay.com should give you some perspective.
The new EV (extended validation) certificates, which turn the browser's address bar green, were initially only available to incorporated business. The Certification Authority/Browser Forum is now approving new guidelines that will allow smaller companies such as sole-proprietorships and general partnerships to get an EV certificate.
A very useful collection of SSL related FAQs and instructions when using mod_ssl with the Apache web server. Covers installation, configuration, certificates, the SSL protocol and specific mod_ssl issues.
Do you have a really tight budget? You could sign your own SSL certificate as long as you can install your root certificate to all the computers that will be accessing your site
A thorough tutorial on how to secure a web site using SSL
AmbironTrustWave has now acquired a certificate authority SecureTrust Corporation. This allows the company to directly issue Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
Are EV certificates working? PayPal presented some slides with some interesting facts.
The Anti-Phishing Work Group posted their April report which shows that phishing problems continue to increase.
Defending against phishing attacks has become a top priority for most internet users. Learn about 10 Firefox extensions that can help turn the tide of the battle.