Code Signing Tutorials

In this section, you’ll find code signing certificate tutorials covering the validation procedures and the certificate delivery methods. All existing and future code signing guidelines on how to set up your certificate amid industry changes will appear here.

Code Signing Certificates Validation

Code signing validation differs at Sectigo and DigiCert – the two Certificate Authorities (CA) with the best code signing certificate options on the market. Select your code signing CA and follow the instructions below:

How to Validate Sectigo/Comodo Code Signing Certificates

This article includes step-by-step information on how to pass Organization Validation, Extended Validation, and Individual Validation. Please, select your appropriate validation level and carefully read the guidelines for a quick and smooth process.

How to Validate DigiCert and GoGetSSL Code Signing Certificates

This tutorial contains in-depth instructions on how to pass Organization Validation and Extended Validation for DigiCert and GoGetSSL code signing certificates and Individual Validation for GoGetSSL certs. DigiCert’s vetting process is the fastest in the industry.

Code Signing Certificates Delivery Methods

What Code Signing Certificate Delivery Method to Choose?

New CA/Browser Forum rules mandate code signing certificates on hardware security modules (physical tokens). Users can purchase pre-configured tokens or order on existing devices for EV, OV or IV validation. Please consult this article before selecting your preferred method.

YubiKey 5 FIPS CSR Generation and Attestation

This guide will help you complete the code signing order using the YubiKey 5 FIPS series (install on the existing HSM method). Before starting, ensure you possess a YubiKey 5 FIPS HSM device and have a good understanding of its software.

YubiKey 5 FIPS HSM Code Signing Certificate Installation

Learn the process of installing a code signing certificate on your YubiKey 5 FIPS HSM device. Ensure you have a generated Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and received the code signing certificate from Sectigo after completing validation.

Luna Network Attached HSM v7.x: CSR & Attestation Guide

Follow the step-by-step guide on fulfilling your code signing order with the Luna Network Attached HSM v7.x through the “Install on Existing HSM” approach.

Code Signing Certificates Setup

How to Setup an EV Code Signing Certificate?

This guide shows how to configure your EV Code Signing certificate using an HSM. By adhering to new security measures, you can trust the authenticity and integrity of your code, instilling confidence in your users and stakeholders. Let’s begin this journey to secure your software with assurance and peace of mind.

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