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4 Results for 'Extended Validation'

By Stephen Demone

May 02, 2016

When it comes to securing a website with maximum visibility, there’s nothing like an Extended Validation (EV) certificate. In the digital world, EV certificates are like the stickers on your home or business that inform would-be intruders that the premises is protected by a security system. 

By Bruce Morton

August 05, 2015

I had the opportunity to review a verification issue last week, and it had me thinking of the value of EV certificates. First for every SSL/TLS certificate request, our verification teams goes through a validation process to authenticate the identity, ownership or control of the domain name, and authorization to issue the certificate. This process is increased substantially for Extended Validation (EV) certificates.

By Chris Bailey

June 27, 2018

The Certificate Authority Security Council (CASC) announced at the CA/Browser Forum event in London the launch of the London Protocol – an initiative to improve identity assurance and minimize the possibility of phishing activity on websites encrypted with organization validated (OV) and extended validation (EV) certificates, which contain organization identity information (Identity Certificates).

By Bruce Morton

October 12, 2015

EV Code Signing certificates are based on the Extended Validation (EV) Code Signing Certificates guidelines developed by the CA/Browser Forum. The guidelines combined the EV standard for validation with specific code signing components such as protecting private keys with hardware and providing time-stamp services. The demand for EV Code Signing certificates is growing thanks to the recent release of Windows 10. By October 29th, 2015 (90 days after release) all drivers provided to Microsoft must be submitted with a signature from an EV Code Signing certificate. Microsoft will trust the submission as the EV Code Signing certificate will prove that the publisher’s identity has been determined and the certificate issuance authorized. EV Code Signing certificates are similar to standard Code Signing certificates, but have some distinct advantages:
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