are available in a number of different
configurations, with differing features depending on your needs.
Domain-validated certificates:: SSL Certificates for
domains ensure that the domain has been authenticated by a recognized
certificate provider. Visitors to the site can click on the seal to verify
that the certificate is still valid, giving site visitors extra peace of
corporate identity validation is important, an SSL Certificate for the
organization assures customers that the website is trustworthy and secure.
Validation (EV) certificates:With
Extended Validation, as well as displaying the certificate seal, the address
bar is displayed in green, providing customers with an extra level of
confidence. The green address bar is a strong visual indication that the
site has an Extended Validation Certificate. The Security Status bar
displays the organization name and the name of the Certificate Authority
Wildcard certificates: A wildcard SSL Certificate helps
enable SSL encryption on multiple sub-domains using a single certificate as
long as the domains are controlled by the same organization and share the
same second-level domain name. For example, a Wildcard certificate issued to
Company ABC using the Common Name ("*.CompanyABC.com") may be used
to secure subdomains like login.companyabc.com, payment.companyabc.com and
Code Signing certificates:When
customers want to download applications online, install plug-ins and
add-ins, and interact with sophisticated Web-based applications, a code
signing certificate is a digital signature that identifies the company
responsible for the code and confirms that the code has not been modified
since the signature was applied.
Trusted Site Seal is
a dynamic image appearing on websites secured with thawte SSL certificates
allowing visitors to tell at a glance that they can trust the site, that the
online site is validated and that they can transact safely and securely.