Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates are SSL certificate latest innovations. EV SSL Certificates to combat online threats undermine trust. They offer merchants a new way to prove that their site has been verified. The main purpose of EV SSL certificates provide visitors a green browser, that they entered the security page.
In Internet Explorer, EV SSL Certificate customers will be your browser’s address bar turns green and next to the web address of the reality of your business name.
All major browsers (such as: Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera etc.) integrated experience display to provide consumers with a visual indicator of site security. Visitors by EV SSL certificate-protected site can immediately know the site is a secure shopping place.
EV SSL certificate verification process
EV SSL certificates verify the legal status of the entity and the requester’s identity domain control and validation requestor. EV SSL validation process is the most extensive and stringent industry. This process ensures that only the most worthy and non-fraudulent website to get a green trust indicator.
Unlike other SSL authentication process industries, certificate authority in issuing EV SSL certificate validation process can not rely on any form of self-reported data (such as: address and phone number). The company hopes to get all the data provided by EV SSL certificate must be checked by a reliable third party.
The company before obtaining EV SSL Certificates, EV SSL Certificate provider must perform the following three important steps:
1) confirm the presence of the company by a third party sources
2) The company made the request for verification
3) Get the mutual recognition: Request a certificate authority and request between the parties
This is usually in the verification process of the last step: the contract is sent to the requesting party. The contract must be signed by an authorized person.
Details of the three steps listed above guidelines all EV SSL certificates issued by a Certificate Authority to be executed.
Customers want to get EV SSL certificate must own and control the use of EV SSL certificate name. Certification Authority checks the domain registration records (Whois database) or according to the requirements of customers changes to the site domain name.
Certificate authority certificate must verify the applicant is a legal agency’s request. One certificate authority used to validate this data is to request a certificate by contacting the company’s human resources department.
The certificate authority can verify the identity of the contracts signed (in most cases, this will be C-level executives). This is usually verified by a written document.
Legitimacy and identity
Certificate authority certificate request company will be checked to make sure the business is legitimate, and that the formal name must match the official government records. If this is the case of using the business name, the certificate authority must authenticate any legal name instead of the name of different customers in a qualified database.
Certification Authority must address and qualified government databases listed in the certificate application interaction checking.
If you can not verify the address listed by consulting government databases, it may be necessary to carry out site visits to investigate differences. Investigators may need photo business operations or need to communicate with the company.
Certification Authority will confirm in the certificate request the phone number and request the company’s main telephone number is the same. This can directly dial the phone number or check the complete list.