Secure Socket Layer 256-Bit Encryption
Information Sent by you is Encrypted and Secured
The internet lock that shows up in bottom right corner of your browser indicates that the website you are using is encrypting the data you submit to it. They have to do this because they are accepting your credit card information and the banks demand this level of security.
The lock means that the information you send to the server is scrambled millions of times so if a hacker were "listening" to that information as it goes from your computer to eBillity, it is indecipherable.
eBillity relies on Geotrust for its SSL Certificate needs. Geotrust is the second largest and fastest growing SSL provider in the market. They provide eBillity with "key" and "certificates". These are the two necessary parts of the SSL security chain. One part is used to scramble the data you send, the other unscrambles! With 256-bit SSL encryption - like what eBillity uses - all the data you enter using eBillity is scrambled millions of times ensuring your data makes it safely from your computer to eBillity firewall protected servers