Website Security Seals
Different Brands, What They Mean
When you see a website security seal on a website it usually means the website you have visited has been verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA) and has been given permission to display a website trust seal or website security seal.
Website Seals That Can Be Trusted
Trustico® only supplies trust seals and security seals from the world's largest and most trusted independent Certificate Authorities.
A website trust seal resides on your webpages to automatically identify your website as genuine and authentic. Where you see one of the following trust seals you know that the website you have visited has been validated by a trusted, independent third party. Website trust seals may also show the website is protected by an SSL Certificate and is free from dangerous malware.
RapidSSL® is a leading Certificate Authority, enabling secure socket layer (SSL) encryption trusted by over 99% of browsers and customers worldwide for website security. Websites displaying this seal are Domain Validated (DV) SSL Certificates with up to 256 bit encryption.
GeoTrust® site seals show that the website has been secured by a GeoTrust® SSL Certificate GeoTrust® seal and may be static or dynamically generated to display a live time and date stamp and / or the company name. Dynamically generated seals display additional verification information when clicked on.
The Thawte® Secure Site Seal is a dynamic image with a direct link to the Thawte® SSL Certificate server for verification. It shows visitors the site has been validated by Thawte® and secured with a Thawte® SSL Certificate. A seal verification page opens in a new browser window and shows the verified domain name as well as the SSL Certificate validity period.
Norton™ Secured Seal
Formally known as the VeriSign® Trust Seal, the Norton™ Secured Seal is the number one symbol of trust on the internet. It shows that the website has been Organisation Validated (OV) and also shows if the site has been validated with Extended Validation (EV). Where you see this site seal you can be assured the website is secured with the highest level SSL encryption and is free from malware.