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The advantage of an EV code signing certificate is that the identity and authenticity of the publisher must be verified in accordance with the CA/Browser Forum’s EV Code Signing Guidelines. Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) will grant immediate reputation, avoiding SmartScreen filter warnings, to applications signed with an EV Code Signing Certificate and that do not contain malware providing a better experience for end-users.




Compatibility and Recognition

Compatible with major platforms done done
Supports Windows Kernel Mode Signing Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 Vista, Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10
Instant Application Reputation for Microsoft SmartScreen® Filter done done

Trusted Identity and Assurance

Information Displayed in certificate Organization
Type of Organization
Removes ‘Unknown Publisher’ Security Warnings done done
Imports Time-stamp done done
Added identity assurance OV verified in accordance with CA/Browser Forum Requirements EV verified in accordance with CA/Browser Forum EV Guidelines
WebTrust Accredited Certification Authority done done


Minimum Key Size: 2048-bit RSA or ECC curves P-256, P-384 or P-521 done done
Hashing Algorithm SHA-2 SHA-2
Hardware Token (protects private keys) includes
FIPS 140-2 Level 2 or equivalent
FIPS 140-2 Level 2 or equivalent

Support & User Friendly Policies

24x5 Support done done
Unlimited signatures done done
Optional 1, 2, or 3 year validity periods done done