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FAQ: Digital Signatures and Document Signing

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.



Job Listing: Validation Specialist

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.


December 2019 Security Roundup

  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.


What is the Value of Certificate Authorities?

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.



Business Identity Certificate with YubiKey

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.


Using Your YubiKey with Outlook on Windows

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.