A chain of trust is a linked path of verification and validation from an end-entity digital certificate to a root certificate authority (CA) that acts as a trust anchor. Chain of trust for www.ssl.com, showing end-entity, intermediate, and root certificates. In SSL/TLS, S/MIME, code signing, » Continue Reading.
Monthly invoices from SSL.com represent one-time charges, reflecting any unpaid balance remaining at the end of any given month. They do not reflect recurring bills. For example, if you get an invoice for $100 at the end of June, it simply means that you have » Continue Reading.
If you add any additional domains when re-processing a multi-domain certificate, your bill for the new domains will be prorated by the amount of time remaining on that certificate. However, if you change any of the domains that the certificate covers but don’t change the » Continue Reading.
Source: Wikimedia Commons Elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) uses the mathematical properties of elliptic curves to produce public key cryptographic systems. Like all public-key cryptography, ECC is based on mathematical functions that are simple to compute in one direction, but very difficult to reverse. In the » Continue Reading.
A root store is a list of trusted root CA certificates. A certificate authority (CA) uses one or more root certificates as trust anchors for the hierarchy of certificates the CA issues. A public-facing root store is usually maintained under the authority of a major » Continue Reading.
So, you’ve gotten an SSL/TLS certificate and validated your base domain, but now you need certificates to cover additional subdomains. Can you re-use your previous validation, or do you need to repeat the process? If you have validated example.com, you do not need to go » Continue Reading.
Code signing is the process of using digital certificates to sign software applications for safe distribution and hassle-free installation. By digitally signing software with a certificate issued by a reputable public certificate authority (such as SSL.com), developers can assure end-users that the software they wish » Continue Reading.
A certificate authority (CA), also sometimes referred to as a certification authority, is a company or organization that acts to validate the identities of entities (such as websites, email addresses, companies, or individual persons) and bind them to cryptographic keys through the issuance of electronic » Continue Reading.
How Can I Download a PEM file from SSL.com? The simple answer is that the files retrieved from the download table for a certificate in your SSL.com customer account will be in PEM format when you receive them: All of these “download” links will provide » Continue Reading.
The Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) is the Internet protocol used by web browsers to determine the revocation status of SSL/TLS certificates supplied by HTTPS websites. While SSL/TLS certificates are always issued with an expiration date, there are certain circumstances in which a certificate must be » Continue Reading.