Shared SSL & Wildcard SSL?

It is possible for a web hosting company to share a single SSL certificate - this allows the same SSL certificate to be used by many websites without the need to issue individual SSL certificates to each hosting customer. The recommended way to share SSL is to use a Wildcard SSL certificate. This allows the unlimited use of different sub domains on the same domain name. The Wildcard certificate allows the webhosting company to give each customer a secure sub domain, such as,, etc. The same can be applied for organizations wanting to secure multiple sub domains within the enterprise network.