SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. To be able to create an SSL connection a web server requires an SSL Certificate.
This is an indicator that lets you know that you are on the legitimate website and all your information is secure.
Rent Verify makes sure to encrypt all of your credentials using 256-bit AES standards. This is the same standards that has been adopted by the U.S. Government and is now used worldwide.