SSL Certificates Blog

Comodo CA is now Sectigo

Comodo CA, the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority, announced that the company is rebranding to Sectigo. The company unveiled its new name to limit market confusion and better represent the breadth and direction of its solutions, timed with the one-year…

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Deprecation of 3 year SSL Certificates

As of March 2, 2017, the CA/Browser Forum, which sets the general guidelines for issuing SSL Certificates, has decided to limit the maximum lifetime for DV and OV certificates to 825 days (i.e. 27 months) – see CA/Browser Forum –…

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Get a Code Signing Certificate

Who can apply for a code signing certificate ? A code signing certificate can be issued for natural persons (e.g. individual developers, sole traders) and registered companies and organizations (e.g. Ltd., Inc., LLC, associations, etc.). However, only Sectigo currently issued…

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CA Intermediate Certificates (SHA-2)

Intermediate Certificates for Comodo, RapidSSL, GeoTrust and thawte certificates Please download the intermediate certificate for your product below: Globalsign AlphaSSL / AlphaSSL Wildcard Download Comodo Comodo Positive SSL / Positive SSL Wildcard / Positive SSL Multi-Domain Download Comodo Essential SSL…

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Nov 2015: No More SSL Certs with Internal Names

In July 2012, the CA/Browser Forum, the industry standards board for Certificate Authorities and the browsers that use Certificates, made a decision to deprecate the usage of reserved IP addresses and internal names for certificates, effective November 1st 2015. All…

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What is SSL ?

The SSL protocol is the web standard for encrypting communications between users and SSL protected web sites and services. Data sent via an SSL connection is protected by encryption, a mechanism that prevents eavesdropping and tampering with any transmitted data.…

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