When you sign a contract or other document in ink, you probably don’t expect that your signature will expire in a year, or that it could be revoked at a moment’s notice. But what happens when a document signing certificate expires or is revoked? » Continue Reading.
What is a document signing certificate? A document signing certificate is a type of X.509 certificate, a digital file that binds the identity of a person or organization to a cryptographic key pair consisting of a public and private key. Typically, an applicant generates » Continue Reading.
Some certificates issued by SSL.com chain to Sectigo’s USERTrust RSA CA root certificate via an intermediate that is cross-signed by an older root, AddTrust External CA. The AddTrust root is set to expire on May 30, 2020, and some of our customers have been wondering » Continue Reading.
Validation Specialist Full-time technical/clerical/support position at publicly trusted certificate authority (CA) Houston, Texas (Upper Kirby area) Position and Responsibilities The Validation Specialist is responsible for vetting documentation submitted by SSL.com customers for OV and EV certificate orders in an efficient and timely manner, while maintaining » Continue Reading.
Happy Holidays from SSL.com! We hope that you’ve all had a happy and prosperous 2019 and are looking forward to big things in 2020 (as are we)! In our final roundup of the year, we’ll be talking about: A “secure” messaging app that turned » Continue Reading.
Certificate Authorities (CAs) have been a foundation of security online for the past two decades, and digital certificates continue to be a trusted method to ensure that transactions and identities are secure. On a fundamental level, CA-signed certificates are valuable tools that authenticate identities online; » Continue Reading.
Electronic signature (or e-signature) and digital signature are very similar terms, resulting in some confusion between them. Both indicate that a kind of legally-recognized signing operation has taken place with an electronic document. However, the accepted definition of “electronic signature” is much broader than » Continue Reading.
SSL.com’s Business Identity document signing, client authentication, and email certificates are now delivered on FIPS 140.2 validated YubiKey USB tokens, offering many additional benefits to our customers. The YubiKey FIPS token offers extra security for your private keys, which are protected by a PIN and » Continue Reading.
These instructions will show you how to use an S/MIME certificate installed in a YubiKey to send signed and/or encrypted email in Outlook on Windows. Note: These instructions assume that you have installed an encryption-enabled S/MIME certificate in the Key Management slot (9c) of your » Continue Reading.
Install Supporting Certificates for Email, Client Authentication, and Document Signing on Windows 10
If you are having problems using one of SSL.com’s Email, Client Authentication, and Document Signing certificates, it’s important to make sure that all necessary supporting (intermediate and root) certificates are installed on your system. This how-to will step you through retrieving these certificates and installing » Continue Reading.