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How does an SSL certificate work?

An SSL certificate ensures safe, easy, and convenient Internet shopping. Once an...

NGINX: Generate CSRs (Certificate Signing Requests)

Before you can request your SSL, you must generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)...

Verify My Certificate Request (Code & Driver Signing)

After you request a code or driver signing certificate , we verify your:...

Which SSL do I need?

Some websites or server configurations require a specific type of SSL. Use these...

Windows Cmd: 'Signtool' Is Not Recognized as an Internal or External Command, Operable Program or Batch File

While trying to sign code using a code or driver signing certificate through...

Visual Studio: Sign Windows Drivers with a Driver Signing Certificate

After installing your certificate and creating a PFX file , you need to sign your...

Verify Your Certificate Request

After requesting your certificate , you have to validate all of the information in...

Encryption Strength and Hash Algorithm

All of our certificates (SSL and code/driver signing) offer: table...

What is an SSL certificate?

An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate is a digital certificate that...

Generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request)

To request an SSL certificate for your server or a code/driver signing certificate,...

Renewing Your SSL Certificate              

Renewing your SSL is a multiple-step process that varies depending on your certificate...

Turn on McAfee Secure Seal              

Adding a McAfee Secure Certification Seal to your website can help reassure customers...

Verify My Certificate Request (Standard Assurance)              

After you request a Standard Assurance SSL certificate , we verify that you control...

Verify My Certificate Request (Deluxe Assurance)              

After you request a Deluxe Assurance SSL certificate , we verify your: Control of...

Java Code Signing: Download Certificate & Sign Code

After verifying your certificate request , you can download your certificate files...

What is an intermediate certificate?

Intermediate certificates are used as a stand-in for our root certificate. We use...

What is a Multiple Domain (UCC) SSL certificate?

A Unified Communications Certificate (UCC) is an SSL certificate that secures multiple...

What is a Wildcard SSL certificate?

Wildcard SSL certificates secures your website URL and an unlimited number of its...

Install SSL Certificates

After you've verified your certificate request , you can download your certificate...

Verify My Certificate Request (Extended Validation)              

After you request an Extended Validation (EV) certificate , we verify your:...