If you look in your browser’s URL bar you should see an indication that this site is Secure. This means a Certificate Authority investigated and satisfied itself that the site is owned by who it claims to be owned by. It also means that all communication between your device and this site is encrypted and cannot be read or interfered with by any third party.
If you do business on the Internet, your site should also be secured by SSL. Different levels of certificates are available through the link “Security” above. If you host with NIC.COM installing your purchased certificate is as easy as a click. Many potential customers will not deal with a web site that is deemed “insecure” by their browser. Don’t be insecure, get an SSL Certificate.