New Requirements Change Security for Code Signing Certificates

We want to inform you about new industry requirements that were announced by the Certificate Authority Security Council (CASC) for Code Signing certificates on 8th December 2016 and that comes into effect on the 1st of February 2017. The new requirements address four key areas within our Code Signing products and provide a safer experience […]

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End of Life Announcement for Symantec ECA Certificates

Symantec will be discontinuing the availability of its External Certificate Authority ECA Certificates offering. Symantec is phasing out this offering as follows: August 16, 2016 – End of Sale: Symantec will stop selling the ECA offering. No new ECA certificates will be issued. August 16, 2016 – End of Renewal: Symantec will stop renewals for […]

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Root CA Certificates for Symantec, Thawte, GeoTrust, RapidSSL

Certificate installation normally requires that only a intermediate CA certificate (and not roots) to be installed on web servers along with the SSL certificate. Unless your server vendor specifically requires you to install the root CA, you should not install it on your web server. Typically Roots are only installed on Clients browsers in order to grant […]

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Intermediate CA Certificates for Symantec, Thawte, GeoTrust, RapidSSL

Intermediate CA certificates enhance the security of Digital Server Certificates. As of October 10, 2010, intermediates have been updated for Server and Code Signing products. The certificates are signed by an intermediate using a two-tier hierarchy (also known as trust chain or Chain of Trust) which enhances the security of your digital certificates. Without the […]

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Symantec Root (SHA1)

Used with SHA2 backwards capable & SHA1 certificates depending on what you selected during enrollment (SHA1 or SHA2 SSL certificate). Also known as “Mixed Chain.” Below is the Symantec Root Certificate for all Symantec SHA1 and SHA2 products. Symantec Secure Site Symantec Secure Site Pro Symantec Secure Site with EV Symantec Secure Site Pro with EV […]

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Symantec Intermediate CA’s

Symantec SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of an Intermediate CA certificate to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need one of the Symantec intermediates listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. […]

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