VeriSign provides Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates and more in a single solution. The first Certificate Authority to provide SSL in 1995, VeriSign remains the leading provider of the most trusted solution for online security and helps assure customers that they are safe from search to browse to buy and sign-in. When customers see the VeriSign Trust™ Seal, they know they can trust the link, trust the site, and trust the transaction.
Credentials for establishing identity are common: a driver’s license, a passport, a company badge. SSL Certificates are credentials for the online world, uniquely issued to a specific domain and Web server and authenticated by the SSL Certificate provider. When a browser connects to a server, the server sends the identification information to the browser. To view a Web sites’ credentials:
*Only SSL Certificates with EV trigger high-security Web browsers to display your organization’s name in a green address bar.
Authentication Generates Trust in Credentials
Trust of a credential depends on confidence in the credential issuer, because the issuer vouches for the credential’s authenticity. Certificate Authorities use a variety of authentication methods to verify information provided by organizations. VeriSign, the leading Certificate Authority, is well known and trusted by browser vendors because of our rigorous authentication methods and highly reliable infrastructure. Browsers extend that trust to SSL Certificates issued by VeriSign.
SSL and More in a Single Solution
New features available with all VeriSign® SSL Certificates do more than secure transactions and establish trust online. The new VeriSign Trust™ Seal, VeriSign Seal-in-Search™ technology, and daily Web site malware scanning work together with your premium SSL Certificate to help assure your customers that your site is safe from search to browse to buy.