SOURCE: GoHealthInsurance


August 03, 2009 17:20 ET

GoHealthInsurance Renews SSL Security Certification From VeriSign

Online Health Insurance Portal Recently Renewed Their SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Security Certification From VeriSign, a Leading Provider of Internet Infrastructure Services

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - August 3, 2009) - According to the Federal Trade Commission, an estimated 9 million Americans are victims of some sort of identity theft. A large percentage of identity theft occurs on the Internet, as a result of unsecure online transactions, phishing schemes, and other tricks to obtain personal information.

Consumers who submit personal and sensitive information on the Internet to make online purchases or any other requests for service should always make sure the website is secure and protects their privacy. guarantees consumers' security, ensuring all and any information sent over the Internet is fully encrypted and secured using the latest technology. Recently, GoHealthInsurance -- the nation's most complete online health insurance portal -- renewed their security certification from VeriSign, a third-party Internet infrastructure service.

With certification from VeriSign, it is verified that uses the latest in security technology and transmits all consumer data encrypted using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer).

"Online security should always be a concern for any consumers who uses the Internet to make purchases," said Shelly Washington, Senior Quality Assurance Representative at "Because our shoppers are required to submit some basic personal information to receive free health insurance quotes, the security certification from VeriSign is a promise that their information is always protected."

The VeriSign certificate obtained by must be renewed every three years to ensure SSL is activated.

"We go to great lengths to ensure our consumers' security online. The VeriSign Secured Seal is a stamp of approval from a trusted verification watchdog," added Washington.

The VeriSign SSL certificate includes a 256-bit encryption with a $100,000 warranty. View the certificate on by visiting the homepage ( and click on the VeriSign Secured Seal.

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