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What Level of SSL Works for you?
SSL Certificates are available at three distinct validation levels:
Domain Validation, Organization Validation and Extended Validation.
While all SSL Certificates provide the same level of industry-standard encryption strength, the level of authentication they provide differs. Authentication is one of the most unheralded features of SSL. In addition to securing communication, SSL Certificates can also provide your website’s visitors with valuable verified information about you and your site.
WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER EV SSL?
- EV shows that you put your users safety & concerns first
- Easily differentiates you from your competition
- Proven to increase visitors confidence & boost conversion
- Aligns yourself with larger, more trusted companies already using EV
This is the lowest level of authentication used to issue SSL certificates. The Certificate Authority (CA) will issue this certificate to anyone listed as the domain admin contact in the public record associated with a domain name. As a result, DV (domain validated) certificates are issued very quickly. No company information is checked or displayed on the certificate, making it easier for criminals to gain this type of certificate from irresponsible CAs.
When to use DV
Easy to obtain. Fast issuance. Use only for web-based applications that are not at risk for phishing or fraud. Don’t use for public facing sites or sites that handle sensitive data, like logins.
OV is the more secure step up from DV. As well as checking up on ownership of the domain name, the CA will also carry out additional vetting of the organization and individual applying for the certificate. This might include checking the address where the company is registered and the name of a specific contact. This vetted company information is displayed to visitors on the certificate, making ownership of the site much more visible.
When to use OV
More thorough vetting process than DV. Company information is displayed to users. Provides a certain level of trust about the company who owns the website. Doesn’t offer the highest visible display of trust like EV SSL (green browser bar).
This is the gold standard in SSL certificates. EV verification guidelines, drawn up by the CA/Browser Forum, require the CA to run a much more rigorous identity check on the organization or individual applying for the certificate. Sites with an EV SSL certificate have a green browser address bar and a field appears with the name of the legitimate website owner and the name of the CA that issued the certificate.
When to use EV
Use EV SSL for the highest visible display of online trust. Comes with the green browser address bar. Increase user trust and lower bounce rates and shopping cart abandonments. Recoup the extra cost of an EV certificate in the form of increased revenue. Strengthen your credibility and brand by showcasing your commitment to online security.