Secure Online Express Health Insurance Underwriting
Many Internet sites are set up to prevent
unauthorized people from seeing the information that is sent
to or from those sites. These are called "secure" sites. The
security protocols used by secure sites, enable the sending
of information to a secure site with safety and
confidence. (A protocol is a set of rules and standards that
enable computers to exchange information.)
Health Insurance Quotes America
uses the secure encrypted pages of top rated health
insurance carriers to secure your personal information.
In this manner your information is only seen by the
insurance company of your choice.
When you visit a secure page,
it automatically sends you its certificate, and displays a
lock icon on the status bar. (A certificate is a statement
verifying the identity of a person or the security of a Web
How do security certificates
A security certificate,
whether it is a personal certificate or a Web site
certificate, associates an identity with a "public key."
Only the owner of the certificate knows the corresponding
"private key." The "private key" allows the owner to make a
"digital signature" or decrypt information encrypted with
the corresponding "public key." When you send your
certificate to other people, you are actually giving them
your public key, so they can send you encrypted information
that only you can decrypt and read with your private key.
The digital signature
component of a security certificate is your electronic
identity card. The digital signature tells the recipient
that the information actually came from you and has not been
forged or tampered with.
When you visit a secure Web
site (one whose address starts with "https"), the site
automatically sends you its certificate.