A Certification Authority is a trusted agency that is authorized to issue, renew and revoke SSL certificates after verifying the identity and legitimacy of the requesting party. Verisign, Geotrust and Comodo are all trusted certificate authorities.
Articles in this section
- What is encryption strength? And what is the strength of your certificates?
- What are the pre-requisites for using an SSL Certificate on my domain?
- What is an SSL reissue and when will I need to request it?
- What kind of documents do I need to submit to get my SSL activated?
- Who or What is a certificate authority?
- What is the difference between domain validation, business validation and extended validation?
- Can I secure multiple sub domains on the same domain name with a single certificate?
- What is a wildcard certificate?
- Do I have to buy separate SSL certificates for each webpage I want to secure in my site?
- What is Browser Ubiquity?