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SSL Certificates & Identity Site Seals
You would normally use an SSL Certificate to collect credit card information or sensitive data, such as order information, which you wish to ensure is protected whist being delivered to you via your website.
You will also want your customers to feel safe entering any personal details on your site, this is achieved by clearly displaying the site seal provided with your SSL Certificate.
To gain and maintain customer trust and confidence, it is important that websites be "verified" which means that a trusted third-party can prove that a website is who it says it is. An identity site seal does not encrypt data, usually included with the purchase of an SSL Certificate, though, it can be purchased separately to instill customer trust when an SSL Certificate is not required.
Document Signing Products
Document signing products allow authors to create Adobe® Portable Document Format (PDF) documents that clearly certify to recipients that the author's identity has been verified by a trusted organization and that the document has not been altered.
RapidSSL® Cheap SSL Certificate Products
For those that want a highly trusted SSL Certificate at the lowest cost available, our RapidSSL® SSL Certificates are issued instantly without the requirement of providing any paperwork. You will receive a free Trustico® Identity Site Seal and the SSL Certificate will operate just like any other SSL Certificate, without any annoying pop ups.
GeoTrust® SSL Certificate & Identity Site Seal Products
GeoTrust® products are better recognized than RapidSSL® products. The issuance process is instant for Domain Validated products.
The highly trusted and recognized GeoTrust® Identity Site Seal is provided with each GeoTrust® product, increasing customer trust and confidence.
Symantec® & VeriSign® SSL Certificate & Identity Site Seal Products
Companies, governments and public institutions worldwide trust Symantec® to secure their sites and protect their brands.
The world’s 40 largest banks and 93% of Fortune 500 companies choose Symantec® SSL Certificates. Symantec® is a truly world-wide recognized brand.
Symantec® SSL Certificates work with Mobile Devices, include 30 days Issuance Insurance and include the very popular Norton™ Secured Seal.
SGC provides the ability for an SSL Certificate to "step-up" older browsers that are only capable of weak, 40 Bit encryption to secure 128 Bit - 256 Bit encryption without the need to upgrade. It was introduced at a time when stringent United States encryption export laws would only allow browsers to encrypt at 40 Bit levels. There are still millions of users that still use these older browsers. Websites wishing to offer the highest level of trust and 256 Bit encrypted transactions to the widest possible customer base should consider a VeriSign® SSL Certificate which includes SGC
Ordering & Installing An SSL Certificate
Typically you should provide a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) to us during the ordering process. This is usually generated by your hosting provider, control panel or other tools provided by your hosting provider. For instructions on how to generate a CSR please Click Here. Additionally, we now offer an automated CSR generation option during ordering process - allowing you to place an order without generating a CSR beforehand.
After you have completed your order you will be provided with an SSL Certificate which you will have to install on your website via your hosting control panel or other tools provided by your hosting provider or with the help of your hosting provider. For instructions on how to install your SSL Certificate please Click Here.
Visit our Premium Installation page if you require us to generate your CSR and install your SSL Certificate. Premium Installation is an additional service which must be purchased at the time of ordering.
How We Compare
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