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How to pass the Validation for an SSL Certificate for a public IP Address

Certain SSL Certificates allow you to secure an IP address, only if it's a public IP address. The validation process for IP addresses is slightly different, so please follow the guidelines below. Comodo Please contact Comodo at https://www.comodoca.com/en-us/support/. Click on “Submit a ticket here”, select Validation Department and submit your request. Please provide your email address and tell [...]

Thursday, September 27th, 2018|

Why do I get a certificate or Private Key mismatch error?

Sometimes, the SSL Certificate which was issued to you does not match the Private Key which you are trying to use when installing that SSL Certificate on your server. That is a common user generated error. If the system says there is a mismatch, then you need to double check the CSR and Private Key [...]

Monday, August 6th, 2018|

I don’t know my webserver type. What should I choose?

When configuring your SSL Certificate, you are asked to choose your webserver type. If you don't know which server type you have, simply choose "Other" and your SSL Certificate will work on any server type for sure. For certificate authorities, the webserver type question is more a statistics question than an attribute which your SSL [...]

Monday, August 6th, 2018|

How to create the .well-known folder?

To confirm you are the owner of the domain name using the HTTP method, you’ll have to upload a TXT file to a location on your website and server that looks like this: http://mywebiste.com/.well-known/pki-validation/HashFileName.txt We will provide instructions on how to create the .well-known folder for various server types: Linux based servers (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS) [...]

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018|

How Comodo EV Code Signing works?

The main differences between Comodo EV Code Signing and a regular code signing certificate from Comodo are the following two major features: Extended Validation - offers the highest level of trust since Comodo verifies the publisher’s authenticity rigorously Two-factor authentication - the main requirement to store the private key on an external hardware token (provided [...]

Thursday, May 17th, 2018|

How CPAC SSL Certificates ensure user two-factor authentication?

Comodo Personal Authentication Certificate helps business reduce the risks and threats associated with using standard passwords through enabling the two-factor authentication of users. If you need a stronger guarantee that the person logging into your company network or account is your legitimate employee, CPAC SSL Certificates will allow you to secure your sensitive and private [...]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018|

How CPAC SSL Certificates digitally sign your documents?

Comodo Personal Authentication Certificate lets you easily sign any valuable and critical personal or company document, therefore ensuring compliance with industry requirements of digitally signed documents. By digitally signing the document, you identify yourself as the authentic document signer and certify its integrity by proving that your document hasn’t been altered since it was signed. [...]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018|

How CPAC SSL Certificates secure and encrypt your email communications?

Comodo Personal Authentication Certificates provide you the highest level of protection by enabling end-to-end encryption of your email communications. By signing and encrypting your outgoing email messages, you protect them from Man-in-the-Middle attacks, https proxies, or packet-sniffers, therefore your messages can’t be intercepted and decrypted by a malicious third party. Encrypting Email Messages guarantees their [...]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018|

What CPAC SSL Certificate to choose – Basic, Pro, or Enterprise?

Comodo Personal Authentication Certificates were designed for individuals and businesses who are looking at implementing the best web security practices, such as email & document encryption and user two-factor authentication. However, each CPAC SSL Certificate was designed to fit a particular need. Just like DV, BV, and EV SSL Certificates, CPAC SSL Certificates come with [...]

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018|

Can I use an SSL Certificate for multiple domains on same IP address?

Yes, absolutely. The Multi-Domain (UCC/SAN) SSL Certificate allows you to secure multiple domains or subdomains which are hosted either on one IP address or different IP addresses. This SSL Certificate type was particularly designed to secure multiple websites within one single SSL Certificate as an easy-to-use and cost-effective solution. 

Friday, April 27th, 2018|

How to add the VAT Number and Company Name to my invoice/account?

To add your Company Name and TAX/VAT number, you have to login into your SSL Dragon Account and follow these steps: Click on the “Hello, *Your Name*” button on the right top side of your account dashboard and select “Edit Account Settings”; On the ‘My Details’ page, you will find the ‘Company Name’ and ‘Company [...]

Friday, April 27th, 2018|

Why SSL Dragon’s prices are cheaper than Comodo, Thawte, etc.?

SSL Dragon is a fully approved SSL Certificate Reseller that has a wide range of SSL products issued by trusted Certificate Authorities (CAs) such as Comodo, RapidSSL, Geotrust, Thawte, and Symantec. Since SSL Resellers offer CAs greater access to a large number of clients, this highly successful distribution model allows the CAs to focus on [...]

Thursday, March 29th, 2018|

How to configure an SSL Certificate?

Sign in to “My Account” on our SSL Dragon website; Once you are logged in, go to the main menu, select “Services” -> “My Services“; You will see the list of SSL Certificates which you bought on our website. Click on the SSL Certificate which you have just ordered, to enter its details page; When [...]

Monday, January 8th, 2018|

How to buy an SSL Certificate

Choose the SSL Certificate, then select the period (1, 2, or 3 years) and number of domains (only for Multi-Domain SSL Certificates), and click “Buy Now”; You’ll be redirected to your Shopping Cart, where you need to confirm the period (and, for Multi-Domain SSL Certificates, number of additional domains) and can order SSL Installation services, [...]

Monday, January 8th, 2018|

Why does the domains validation for my multi-domain SSL Certificate take so long?

When you buy a multi-domain SSL Certificate and you include several domain names and/or sub-domains in it, the Certificate Authorities require you to pass the domain validation for each and every domain name and/or sub-domain that you included in your multi-domain SSL Certificate, and only after that the multi-domain SSL Certificate will be issued to you. POSSIBLE PROBLEM: [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Which Multi-Domain certificate shall I choose?

This article will help you determine which multi-domain SSL Certificate you should get. We have categorized the multi-domain SSL Certificates in 4 groups, and we would recommend you to read about each group and then chosee a multi-domain SSL Certificate from the group that meets your preferences best: Domain validated multi-domain certificates. There are two [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Which EV certificates have a quicker and easier Extended Validation process?

EV SSL Certificates issued by GeoTrust, Thawte and Symantec have a quicker and easier Extended Validation process compared to those issued by Comodo. With GeoTrust, Thawte and Symantec, the Certificate Authority does most of the company validation process all by itself, and in rare cases requires the customers to provide additional information and legal letters signed by [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Which BV certificates have a quicker and easier Business Validation process?

BV SSL Certificates issued by GeoTrust, Thawte and Symantec have a quicker and easier Business Validation process compared to those issued by Comodo. With GeoTrust, Thawte and Symantec, the Certificate Authority does most of the company validation process all by itself, and in rare cases requires the customers to provide additional information and legal letters signed [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Where can I get a site seal?

After installing an SSL Certificate on your website, you can also let your visitors and customers know that your website is secure by adding a site seal somewhere on a prominent place on your website. You can choose to place the site seal in the footer of your website, or on the checkout page where [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

I added my phone number to my DUNS listing. Why didn’t I pass the validation yet?

Some Certificate Authorities (especially Comodo and Symantec) may ask you to update or add your phone number to your company's DUNS listing, as a part of your Business or Extended Validation process. After you have contacted Dun & Bradstreet and added your phone number to your company's DUNS listing, it may take between 5 and 40 days for Dun & Bradstreet to make [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

How to reissue an SSL Certificate?

We allow you to reissue your SSL Certificate for various reasons. You may want to change your domain name, your company name, or maybe you changed servers and you were given another CSR which was generated on your new server, or you lost your Private Key and you need to get a new Private Key based [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

How to pay for my invoice with a Credit/Debit Card via PayPal?

If your Credit / Debit Card payment via our default payment processor (Stripe) fails, you can always pay using a Credit/ Debit Card via PayPal. Here is how to do that: Please go to "My Invoices" page inside your SSL Dragon account to see the unpaid invoice for your order: https://my.ssldragon.com/clientarea.php?action=invoices Click on your unpaid invoice to open [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

How to pass the Business Validation and Extended Validation for my Symantec SSL Certificate?

All Symantec SSL Certificates require customers to pass the Business Validation or Extended Validation process. On Symantec SSL Certificates, these two validation processes are identical. As a part of the Business Validation or Extended Validation process, you need to provide information about your company and your company's phone number. DUNS number You need to provide your [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

How to pass the domain validation?

When requesting an SSL Certificate you have to prove that you own or you have management rights over the domain or sub-domain that you are requesting an SSL Certificate for. Domain validation by email If you have an SSL Certificate issued by Comodo, GeoTrust, Thawte, Symantec and RapidSSL, then you can complete the domain validation is by [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

How to change the domain validation method?

Please go through the next steps in order to change the domain validation type for your SSL Certificate: 1) Log into your SSL Dragon account; 2) Go to "Services" -> "My Services"; 4) You will see the list of products which you bought from SSL Dragon. Click on the SSL Certificate which you would like [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

How can I contact a Certificate Authority?

You can contact Certificate Authorities directly when you have any questions related to your SSL Certificates. Anytime you call them, please refer to your Order ID, which you can find on the SSL Certificate's details page inside your SSL Dragon account (see screenshot on the right). Here is the contact information to all Certificate Authorities that we work [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Do I have to pass the Extended Validation every year?

You have to pass the Extended Validation when you buy a new EV SSL Certificate. If you buy your EV SSL Certificate for 1 year, then your certificate will be valid for 1 year, and you will have to pass the Extended Validation again in 1 years when you request a new EV SSL Certificate. If you buy your [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Do I have to pass the Business Validation every year?

You have to pass the Business Validation when you buy a new BV SSL Certificate. If you buy your BV SSL Certificate for 1 year, then your certificate will be valid for 1 year, and you will have to pass the Business Validation again in 1 years when you request a new BV SSL Certificate. If you buy your BV [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Can I secure a domain name that has .local as an extension?

Unfortunately, domain names that end with .local are not supported from November 1st, 2015. If you request an SSL Certificate for a domain or sub-domain that has .local as an extension, your SSL Certificate will be rejected by the Certificate Authority. If you want to secure a domain or sub-domain on your localhost, you can create [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Can I change the domain in my SSL Certificate?

Yes, you can change the domain name that your SSL Certificate is issued to. The procedure involves the reconfiguration and reissue of your SSL Certificate, and there are some additional steps if you have a Business Validation or Extended Validation Certificate. Domain Validation SSL Certificates You can reissue your SSL Certificate from your SSL Dragon [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Can I change the company that my SSL Certificate is issued to?

Yes, you can change the company name that your SSL Certificate is issued to. The procedure involves the reconfiguration and reissue of your SSL Certificate, and there are some additional steps if you have a Business Validation or Extended Validation Certificate. Domain Validation SSL Certificates You can reissue your SSL Certificate from your SSL Dragon account [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Are there any Wildcard EV SSL Certificates?

Unfortunately, there are no Wildcard EV SSL Certificates on the market. The Certificate Authorities refuse to issue EV Wildcard SSL Certificates because of the security reasons, so as they want to have complete control over the subdomains that they issue an EV SSL to. That is why, your only solution is to buy a Multi-Domain [...]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017|

Can I secure an IP address with an SSL Certificate?

Yes, you can secure an IP address with an SSL Certificate. However, only some specific SSL Certificates will allow you to do that. Here are those SSL Certificates: - Comodo InstantSSL Premium Please note that all these certificates are Business Validation SSL Certificates, which means that you need to have a registered company in order to be issued one of [...]

Saturday, April 29th, 2017|

How do Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL Certificates work?

A Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL Certificate is specifically created to allow users to secure multiple domains and sub-domains using one single SSL Certificate. NOTE #1: Any Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL Certificate should start with a non-Wildcard domain. This means that anytime you configure and request a Multi-Domain Wildcard SSL Certificate, you need to generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) for a [...]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017|

What sub-domains can I secure with a Wildcard SSL Certificate?

A Wildcard SSL Certificate is specifically created to allow users to secure one single domain name and all its sub-domains. With other words, you can secure one single domain name and an unlimited number of sub-domains belonging to that domain name with one single Wildcard SSL Certificate. You can add sub-domains to your server and they [...]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017|

Can I secure site.com and www.site.com under 1 SAN (domain)?

When you buy or configure your Multi-Domain (SAN) SSL Certificate, please note that most Multi-Domain Certificates do not secure the domains with and without "www". With other words if you want to secure both, example.com and www.example.com under one single Multi-Domain Certificate, that will be considered as two different domain names. The screenshot on the right [...]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017|

What domains/sub-domains can I secure with a Multi-Domain (SAN) SSL Certificate?

A Multi-Domain (SAN) SSL Certificate is specifically created to allow users to secure multiple domains and/or multiple sub-domains with one single SSL Certificate. Depending on the SSL Certificate product and brand, the certificate will include a different number of additional domains (called SANs) at the price quoted on the SSL Certificate's details page (see screenshot [...]

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017|

How to pass the Organization Validation for my SSL Certificate?

You can check if you have an Organization Validation SSL Certificate by looking at the attributes of your SSL Certificate. Business Validation equals to Organization Validation. This being said, wherever you see "Business Validation" it also means "Organization Validation". Please open the two screenshots on the right in order to see where you can find [...]

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017|

How to check what type of validation my SSL Certificate requires?

You can check whether your SSL Certificate requires Domain Validation, Business Validation or Extended Validation by looking at the attributes of your SSL Certificate. Please open the two screenshots on the right in order to see where you can find the information about the validation type of your SSL Certificate.  

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017|

How to install my Comodo Code Signing Certificate?

Here are several links with instructions on how to install a Comodo Code Signing Certificate: a) Code Signing Certificate Installation b) How to Verify Your Code Signing Certificate Is Installed (Windows) c) How to Verify Your Code Signing Certificate Is Installed (MAC) d) Using a Code Signing Certificate for Java Signing e) Other information about [...]

Thursday, April 13th, 2017|

How can I find the Private Key for my Comodo Code Signing Certificate?

The Private Key was generated on your machine when you configured your Comodo Code Signing Certificate initially. The screenshot from the right shows the page where you configured your Comodo Code Signing Certificate initially. As you can see in the screenshot, you were given instructions on how to check and backup your Private Key. If [...]

Thursday, April 13th, 2017|

How to reissue a Comodo Code Signing Certificate?

Here are the steps that you need to do in order to reissue your Comodo Code Signing Certificate: 1) Login at https://www.comodo.com/login using the username and password that you used when you configured your Comodo Code Signing Certificate initially; 2) Once you are logged in, find the "Replace" button and click on it; 3) You will [...]

Thursday, April 13th, 2017|

Where can I find root and intermediate certificates for Comodo?

If you go to your SSL Dragon account, then to your SSL Certificate details page, you will find the 3 large pieces of codes that your SSL Certificate is made of: 1) The CSR code is the one which you generated along with your Private Key, and which you used to configure your SSL Certificate. 2) The [...]

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017|

What happens if I don’t renew my SSL Certificate?

Your current SSL Certificate will expire as soon as the "Next Due Date" for your SSL Certificate passes. If you keep your old and expired SSL Certificate on your website, then all the web and mobile browsers will show your website as insecure and will prompt users that your website has a major security problem, and [...]

Friday, April 7th, 2017|

How do I renew my SSL Certificate?

The process of renewing your SSL Certificate is almost the same as placing a new order. You may start the renewal within 90 days before the expiration date. Here are the steps how to renew your SSL Certificate: Click on the "Renew" button on the product page of your expiring SSL Certificate within your SSL [...]

Friday, April 7th, 2017|

How do I find the date when my SSL Certificate expires?

You need to go to your SSL Dragon account and check the "Next Due Date" for the SSL Certificates that you have with us. You can do that by following the next steps: 1) Log into your SSL Dragon account at: https://my.ssldragon.com/ 2) Go to Services -> My Services; 3) You will see the list of [...]

Friday, April 7th, 2017|

When should I renew my SSL Certificate?

You may start the renewal process for your SSL Certificate within 90 days before its expiration date. Your new SSL Certificate will be connected with the old one, which means that all the remaining days from the previous SSL Certificate will be added to the new one. If you have a Domain Validation SSL Certificate, [...]

Friday, April 7th, 2017|

Which SSL Certificate shall I choose?

There are SSL Certificates of three validation types: 1) Domain Validation SSL Certificates - are the least expensive SSL Certificates. They are the easiest to get, and are issued within 3-5 minutes. More info... 2) Business Validation SSL Certificates require you to have a registered company. When users click on the green padlock icon for your [...]

Thursday, April 6th, 2017|

How to convert my SSL Certificate into a different format?

Some servers and hosting companies may require you to submit your SSL Certificate in a different format than the original format in which your SSL Certificate was provided to you. Here are some links with instructions on how to convert an SSL Certificate to different file formats: PFX - PVK / SPC file converter 1. Click here [...]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017|

Where can I download my SSL Certificate from?

There is no place in your SSL Dragon account where you can download the SSL Certificate from. We provide you the SSL Certificate in the exact same form in which we get it from the Certificate Authority. Anyway, if you need your SSL Certificate as actual files, then you can use any text editing tool [...]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017|

Where can I find my SSL Certificate?

You can get the SSL Certificate from your SSL Dragon account by following the next steps: 1) Log into your SSL Dragon account; 2) Go to Services; 3) Then go to My Services; 4) You will see the list of products which you bought from us. Click on the SSL Certificate which you bought; 5) [...]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017|

How can I install my SSL Certificate?

There are dozens of different ways to install an SSL Certificate, and they all depend on what SSL Certificate brand you have, the type of web server that you have, the operating system on your server, or the web hosting administration panel that you have installed on your server. Here are links to documentation on [...]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017|

Where can I check how well my SSL Certificate is installed?

Two great tools to check how well your SSL Certificate is installed are: 1) SSL Server Test 2) Why No Padlock? You only have to paste your https URL to get a free report and an A++ to F grade on your SSL Certificate installation. These tools will tell you what are the vulnerabilities of your SSL Certificate installation, and [...]

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017|

Where can I find my Private Key?

This is one of the most frequent questions that we get. Unfortunately we cannot send you the Private Key, because it is private, and we do not store it anywhere in our system and database. The Private Key is always confidential, and it is only you as the SSL Certificate owner who should have it. If [...]

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017|

How to pass the validation for my Comodo Code Signing Certificate?

Comodo Code Signing Certificates can be configured for a Business or for an Individual. If you configured your certificate as an individual, then you can go directly to the middle of this article, to the section called "Validation for Individuals", where you will find detailed information about how to pass the validation as an individual. If you [...]

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017|

Which browser can I use to configure a Comodo Code Signing Certificate?

When you configure your Comodo Code Signing SSL Certificate, it is best to use some specific browsers for that. Here is an article that describes which browsers are best to use for configuring a Comodo Code Signing Certificate. When you configure your Comodo Code Signing Certificate, make sure that "Advanced Private Key Options" is visible [...]

Friday, March 31st, 2017|

Where can I find my CSR?

If you generated your CSR code on the CSR Generator on our website, then the CSR and the Private Key were both shown to you when you generated your CSR. They were also sent to your email address that you included in the CSR form that you filled in on our website. The message that was [...]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016|

I have the CSR. What’s next?

Once you got your CSR code and Private Key, you can enter your CSR when ordering an SSL Certificate. Here is where you need to enter your CSR code: Sign in to “My Account” on our SSL Dragon website; Once you are logged in, go to the main menu, select “Services” -> “My Services“; You will see the [...]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016|

What information does the CSR contain?

The CSR contains the following encrypted information: your country, state, city/town, name of the organization, department from your organization, the domain name that you want the SSL Certificate to be issued for, and the email address where your CSR code and the Private Key will be sent to once they are both generated.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016|

Why do I need a CSR?

You need a CSR in order to apply for an SSL Certificate. Later, when your SSL Certificate is issued to you, then you will also use the CSR code for the activation of the TLS (Transport Layer Security).

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016|

What is a CSR?

“CSR” stands for “Certificate Signing Request”. The CSR code represents an encrypted text message which a person or a company sends to the Certificate Authority through SSL Dragon as a part of applying for an SSL Certificate. The CSR code contains information about you and your company, which will be included in the SSL Certificate that will [...]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016|

Can I secure multiple domains with a single certificate?

You can secure inexpensively and efficiently multiple domains and/or sub-domains with a Multi-Domain (SAN) SSL Certificate. Depending on the SSL Certificate brand and certificate product, the SAN cert will include a different number of additional domains at the price quoted on the SSL Certificate's details page (see screenshot on the right). You can find our full [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is a Multi-Domain or SAN SSL Certificate?

The Subject Alternative Name (SAN) SSL certificate, also called the Unified Communication Certificate (UCC) or the Multi-Domain SSL certificate was particularly developed to secure all your domains and subdomains by owning one single SSL certificate. This type of certificate ensures the security for both, your internal and external domains/subdomains and is fully compatible with your [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

Who does the SSL Certificates’ validation?

The validation process is completed by the SSL provider, also called Certificate Authority (CA). The CA will contact you during validation process to confirm that you are indeed the owner of the domain. The certificate you purchase from SSLDragon will be validated by one of following CA: Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte, Comodo, RapidSSL.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

How long does the validation process take?

The validation time of an SSL depends on the type of certificate you chose to buy. Domain Validated certificates are issued within 3-5 minutes in 99% of the cases. Only when an SSL Certificate is requested for a domain name that contains a trademark or a brand name, then those SSL Certificates may pass brand [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

How to pass the Extended Validation for my SSL Certificate?

You can check if you have an Extended Validation SSL Certificate by looking at the attributes of your SSL Certificate. Please open the two screenshots on the right in order to see where you can find the information about the validation type of your SSL Certificate. Different SSL Certificate brands have different Extended Validation procedures. [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

How to pass the Business Validation for my SSL Certificate?

You can check if you have a Business Validation SSL Certificate by looking at the attributes of your SSL Certificate. Please open the two screenshots on the right in order to see where you can find the information about the validation type of your SSL Certificate. Different SSL Certificate brands have different Business Validation procedures. [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is encryption strength?

Encryption strength is the size of the keys used to perform the encryption of data during an SSL session. The longer keys provide stronger encryption, and make it difficult for computers to break the code. All our SSL certificates support up to 256-bit encryption, as it is strongly recommended by the industry experts.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is an SSL reissue and when will I need to request it?

The reissue of an SSL certificate means its replacement with a new SSL. The reissued SSL certificate will only be valid until the expiration of the original certificate. You will need to request the reissue of your SSL certificate in any one of the following situations: You have lost the private key for the certificate; [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is the difference between SHA-1 and SHA-2?

SHA - standing for Secure Hash Algorithm - is a hash algorithm used by certification authorities to sign certificates and CRL (Certificates Revocation List). SHA-1 is an older version of the algorithm that is no longer considered to be secure by major browsers and industry experts. SHA-1 is no longer allowed to be used during [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

Which SSL Certificates come with a Green Bar?

In order to have the Green Address Bar on your website, you have to purchase an Extended Validated (EV) SSL Certificate. We offer EV SSL certificates for different purposes, assuring different levels of security. You can find the whole list of EV certificates issued by 4 global leaders Internet Security at this link.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

Who are the SSL providers?

All our SSL certificates are issued by global leaders in Internet Security: Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte, Comodo, RapidSSL.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

Who can be issued an EV certificate?

Any business that is officially registered with a government authority can qualify for an Extended Validated SSL Certificate. This certificate is issued only after the Certificate Authority (CA) performed an extensive verification of your company and its owner, confirming that your business is trustworthy.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What term can I buy an SSL certificate for?

The validity of an SSL certificate varies between 1 and 3 years, depending on the certificate you choose to buy. The Extended Validated SSL certificates are valid for 1 or 2 years. The Domain and Business Validated SSL certificates offered by Comodo, RapidSSL, Symantec, GeoTrust and Thawte can be issued for up to 3 years. [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is an SSL certificate warranty?

An SSL certificate warranty is an insurance which covers any damage that you may incur as a result of a data breach or hack that was caused due to a flaw in the certificate. The SSL warranties range in value from $5,000 to $1,500,000. This means that the higher value certificates come with more extensive [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is a Site Seal?

A site seal is a security icon graphic showing the name of the issuing Authority of the SSL. The site seal on your website is a proof that your business has been verified by the Certificate Authority. You will be issued a static or dynamic site seal, depending on the SSL certificate that you buy [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is a CodeSigning Certificate?

The CodeSigning certificate was specifically developed for increasing the trustworthiness of your software products. This type of certificate protects your digital downloadable goods, like scripts or codes, by signing them and guaranteeing their authenticity and integrity. This certification brings a greater level of your customers’ trust, by ensuring them that your content is safe and [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

Can I secure multiple subdomains on the same domain name with a single certificate?

You can secure multiple subdomains by purchasing a Wildcard Certificate. This SSL was specifically designed for ensuring the security of your main domain, along with its multiple subdomains. For instance, if your site’s domain is ssldragon.com, then the Wildcard certificate for *.ssldragon.com will secure an unlimited number of your first-level subdomains like mail.ssldragon.com, account.ssldragon.com or [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is a Wildcard SSL Certificate?

The Wildcard SSL certificate was specifically designed for ensuring the security of your main domain, along with its multiple subdomains. For instance, if your site’s domain is ssldragon.com, then the Wildcard certificate for “*.ssldragon.com” will secure an unlimited number of your first-level subdomains like mail.ssldragon.com, account.ssldragon.com or login.ssldragon.com. By buying this SSL certificate, you don’t [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is an Extended Validated (EV) SSL Certificate?

The Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate is the best choice if you want to build customer relationships based on security and trust. This certificate is issued only after the Certificate Authority (CA) performed an extensive verification of your company and its owner, confirming that your business is trustworthy. The validation process can take a few [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is a Business Validated (BV) SSL certificate?

The Business Validation (BV), also called Organization Validation (OV), SSL certificate is recommended if you have an e-commerce website that is a registered business. Besides the domain validation performed through e-mail, you will have to provide company documentation to receive business authentication. During this authentication process, the Certificate Authority (CA) will verify if your business [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is a Domain Validated (DV) SSL certificate?

The Domain Validation (DV) SSL certificate is the most affordable choice for increasing the security of your blog, personal or small business website. Since there is no required paperwork, the process of acquiring the Domain Validation certificate is very quick and easy: you will have to prove that you are the domain owner just by [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?

You have to purchase an SSL certificate if your website contains logins or web forms that require personal or credit card information from your customers. The SSL certificate will secure the personal data shared on your website and will make your clients feel safer while performing transactions, knowing that any information shared is within a [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

How does the SSL Certificate work?

An SSL Certificate takes the information that your users provide and encrypts it, so that only a web server can decrypt it and understand it. So as the information on the web is transmitted via HTTP language, your data is not protected, as HTTP itself is not secure. The SSL Certificate takes your information, encrypts [...]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016|

What is an SSL Certificate?

The “SSL Certificate” stands for “Security Socket Layers Certificate”. This protocol was created to protect data travelling between two machines through data encryption. All the information from the Internet is basically transferred from one location to another in the form of HTTP language (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). But HTTP by itself is unprotected and susceptible [...]

Saturday, January 9th, 2016|