Symantec SSL (Digital) Certificates

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Secure Site Pro with EV

True 128-bit Extended Validation SSL Certificates
The most trusted and secure choice for Web site security helps attract more customers to y our site and gives them the confidence to complete their transactions, while enabling the strongest SSL encryption available to the most site visitors. Symantec® Secure Site Pro with EV includes premium SSL and more in a single solution

Secure Site with EV

Extended Validation SSL Certificates
Attract more customers to your site and give them the confidence to complete their transactions online by using Symantec® Secure Site with EV, premium SSL and more in a single solution

Secure Site Pro

True 128-bit SSL Certificates
Enable every Web site visitor to experience the strongest SSL encryption available to them and attract more customers to your site by using Symantec® Secure Site Pro, premium SSL and more in a single solution

Secure Site

SSL Certificates
Protect the transfer of sensitive data on Web sites, intranets, and extranets and assure your customers by using Symantec® Secure Site, premium SSL and more in a single solution

Symantec Code Signing

For developers and software publishers of active content, code signing reduces error messages and builds trust in your reputation. Symantec® Code Signing Certi ficates for Microsoft® Authenticode® authenticate your identity and validate code integrity.

Symantec Trust Seal

The Symantec Trust™ Seal shows the world that Symantec has confirmed your identity an d your site has passed the Symantec malware scan. The biggest companies in the world secure their Web sites with Symantec and inspire confidence by showing the Symantec seal. Now any Web site can build trust, credibility and loyalty online with the Symantec seal.

Symantec Secure Site Pro with EV
Secure Site Pro with EV
True 128-bit Extended Validation SSL Certificates

The most trusted and secure choice for Web site security helps attract more customers to your site and gives them the confidence to complete their transactions, while enabling the strongest SSL encryption available to the most site visitors. Symantec® Secure Site Pro with EV includes premium SSL and more in a single solution:

Buy New OR Renew Your Secure Site Pro with EV
  • Extended Validation triggers the green address bar in high security browsers
  • Up to 256-bit encryption with 128-bit minimum enables strong encryption for the most site visitors
  • Symantec Trust™ Seal with Symantec Seal-in-Search™ maximizes click-through and conversions
  • Daily Web site malware scanning shows customers you are committed to keeping them safe
  • 30-day money back guarantee

SSL and More in a Single Solution
Symantec Secure Site Pro with EV offers more than the most trusted and secure SSL for your online business. We help drive traffic to your site and reduce abandoned transactions. Our premium SSL Certificate, the Symantec Trust Seal, Seal-in-Search technology, and daily Web site malware scanning work together to help assure your customers that your site is safe from search to browse to buy.

Customers Gain Confidence with the Green Address Bar

Online shoppers recognize the green address bar as an easy and reliable way to verify the site identity and security. Only SSL Certificates with EV trigger high-security Web browsers to display your organization's name in a green address bar. More confidence means more conversions for Symantec EV SSL customers who enjoy an average uplift of 17.8% (based on 32 case studies in 11 countries). SSL Security and Extended Validation

Symantec Secure Site with EV
Symantec Trust Seal

The Symantec Trust™ Seal shows the world that Symantec has confirmed your identity and your site has passed the Symantec malware scan. The biggest companies in the world secure their Web sites with Symantec and inspire confidence by showing the Symantec seal. Now any Web site can build trust, credibility and loyalty online with the Symantec seal.

Buy New OR Renew Your Symantec Trust Seal

Note: If your Web site uses SSL, you must use Symantec SSL in order to display the Symantec Trust Seal.

Features and Benefits

Increase traffic, sales and loyalty online by showing customers they can buy, browse, and share with confidence because your Web site is trusted by Symantec, the global leader in online trust.

  • Display the #1 trust mark on the Internet: Symantec Trust Seal shows y our site visitors that you are trusted by the leader in online trust and gives them the confidence to buy, click, and sign in.
  • Establish your business legitimacy: Authentication is an established and proven process used by Symantec that shows the world that Symantec has verified your identity and that you are the rightful owner or operator of your Web site.
  • Protect visitors and your site from malware: Web site malware scan is a daily review of your Web site to help protect it from being blacklisted by search engines and to reduce the risk of infecting your customers' computers when they browse your Web site. Learn more: Malware FAQ
  • Stand out in search results: Symantec Seal-in-Search™* is a Symantec seal displayed near your link in search results to help you stand out from the competition and help increase traffic to your site. At theFind.com, Symantec Seal-in-Search helped increase click rates by an average of 18.5 percent. Learn more: Seal-in-Search FAQ

Easy Install
Installing the Symantec Trust Seal is as easy as adding an image to a Web page. After you apply for the seal, Symantec verifies your business information and scans your Web site. When your seal is ready, you'll receive an email alert. Go to the Installation Agreement to accept the terms and conditions.

  • Choose a display language and size for your seal and enter your Web site name.
  • Click "Create your script", then copy the script and paste it directly into your Web pages.
  • Check your Web page. The javascript automatically displays a Symantec Trust™ Seal.

Symantec SSL Pricing - Save 20% Compared to Vendor Pricing
Products Price Issue Validation
Secure Site Pro with EV $1022 /yr. 5 Days Organization     Buy Now
Secure Site with EV $681 /yr. 5 Days Organization     Buy Now
Secure Site Pro $685 /yr. 2 Days Organization     Buy Now
Secure Site $267 /yr. 4-5 days Organization     Buy Now
Symantec Code Signing $357 /yr. 2-3 days Organization     Buy Now
Symantec Safe Site $216 /yr. 2-3 days Organization     Buy Now
Secure Site Wildcard $1542 /yr. 1-2 days Organization     Buy Now

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Genral Information (FAQ) About SSL -

SSL is the acronym for Secure Sockets Layer and is the Internet standard security technology used to establish an encrypted (or safe) link between a web server (website) and your browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, etc…). This secured link ensures that the data/information that is passed from your web browser to the web server remain private; meaning safe from hackers or anyone trying to spy/steal that info. SSL is the industry standard and is used by millions of websites to protect and secure any sensitive or private data that is sent through their website. One of the most common things SSL is used for is protecting a customer during an online transaction.

To establish a secured SSL connection on a web server it requires an SSL Certificate to be properly installed. When completing the process to activate SSL on your web server you will be asked to complete a number of questions to verify the identity of your domain and your company. Once properly completed, your web server will create 2 types of cryptographic keys – one is called a Private Key and the other is called the Public Key.

The Public Key isn’t a secret and it’s placed into something called a Certificate Signing Request or most commonly referred to as the CSR. The CSR is a file that contains all the data of your details. Once this CSR is generated, you can begin the SSL application process. During this process, the Certification Authority (CA) will go through the validation process to verify your submitted details and then once verified will issue an SSL Certificate with your details and allow you to use SSL. Your web server will automatically match the CA issued SSL Certificate to your Private Key. This means you are now ready to establish an encrypted and secure link between your website and your customer's web browser.

SSL protocol is complex, but the complexities always remain invisible to your customers. Instead the browser they are using provides them with a key indicator letting them know that their session is currently protected by an SSL encryption – sometimes it is the lock icon in the lower right-hand corner, or the addition of an “s” in https rather than just http, on high-end SSL Certificates, a key indicator is the green bar in the browser. Clicking on the indicators will display all the details about it. All trusted Certification Authorities issue SSL Certificates to either legit companies or legally accountable individuals.

Generally speaking, SSL Certificates include and display (at least one or all) your domain name, your company name, your address, your city, your state and your country. It also always has an expiration date of that particular certificate and of course the details of the Certification Authority responsible for issuing the certificate. Browser connect to a secured site and then retrieves the site's SSL Certificate and first makes sure that it has not expired, then it checks to see if it was issued by a known Certification Authority that the browser trusts, and then that it is actually being used by the website that is was actually issued to. If any one of these parameters does not check out properly, the browser will display a warning to the user to let them know that this site is not secure by SSL. It says to leave or proceed with extreme caution. That is the last thing you would want to say to your potential customer. That is why SSL is of high importance to any successful company doing business on the web.

The number of businesses that use SSL have increased tremendously over the past few years and the reasons for which SSL is used has also increased, for example:

  • Some businesses need SSL to simply provide confidentiality (i.e. encryption)
  • Some businesses like to use SSL to add more trust or confidence in security and identity (they want you to know that they are a legitimate company and can prove it)
As the reasons companies use for SSL have become wider, three different types of SSL Certificates have been established:
  • Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates
  • Organization Validation (OV) SSL Certificates
  • Domain Validation (DV) SSL Certificates
Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates are issued only when a Certification Authority (CA) checks to make sure that the applicant actually has the right to the specific domain name plus the CA conducts a very THOROUGH vetting (investigation) of the organization. The issuance process of EV Certificates is standardized and is strictly outlined in the EV Guidelines, which was created at the CA/Browser Forum in 2007, specifies the required steps that a CA must do before issuing an EV certificate: 1. Must verify the legal, physical & operational existence of the entity
2. Must verify that the identity of the entity matches official records
3. Must verify that the entity has the exclusive right to use the domain specified in the EV Certificate
4. Must verify that the entity has properly authorized the issuance of the EV Certificate

EV Certificates are used for all types of businesses, including government entities and both incorporated & unincorporated businesses. Takes about 10 days to issue.

A second set of guidelines are for the actual CA and it establishes the criteria to which a CA needs to be audited before being allowed to issue an EV Certificate. It is called, the EV Audit Guidelines, and they are always done every year to ensure the integrity of the issuance process.

Organization Validation (OV) SSL Certificates are issued only when a Certification Authority (CA) checks to make sure that the applicant actually has the right to the specific domain name plus the CA does some vetting (investigation) of the said organization. This additional vetted company info is displayed to customers when the Secure Site Seal is clicked on, this gives enhanced visibility to who is behind the site which in turn gives enhanced trust in the site. Takes about 2 days to issue.

Domain Validation (DV) SSL Certificates are issued when the CA checks to make sure that the applicant actually has the right to the specific domain name. No company identity information is vetted and no information is displayed other than encryption information within the Secure Site Seal. DV certs can be issued immediately.


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