Boost Your Business with High Assurance Certificates
Organization validated (OV) SSL is a high assurance SSL certificate which is used to validated a company/business/organization. The main purpose of OV SSL certificate is to encrypt website/business and user’s sensitive information which is being used for transactions.
It comes up with 2048-bit signature and powerful 256-bit encryption. It also displays the name of the organization in the site seal, which is a trust indicator that shows the business is legitimate and assures that the information shared remains confidential. It increases customer’s confidence therefore improving the conversation rate of the business.
OV SSL certificate secures the websites from phishing attacks and keeps hackers and attackers at bay.
Compared with the Domain Validated (DV) SSL, organization validated (OV) SSL is more trustworthy for online businesses.
Business/Organization Validation process
To get the organization validated (OV) certificate from the certificate authority (CA), the user/organization needs to submit the business documents to CA. Types of the documents required depends on the CA. If the CA finds the documents in line with its requirements, it will approve the request and issue the certificate.
But before verifying the documents, the CA verifies the domain ownership of the organization. For domain verification, the CA can go with email verification, file based verification or can verify directly from domain registrar’s information
Note: Make sure the Domain Registrar’s information must be public.
The CA might ask for following documents before issuing the certificate.
- Legal existence record
- CA approved attestation letter
- Legal government license
- Incorporation article
- Bank statement
- Letter of issuer’s relation with an organization
- Third party database list
The whole process may take up to 2-3 days depending upon the CA.
Who should Buy OV SSL Certificate?
You should definitely go for OV certificate if you have an online business which involves collecting sensitive information from your users. Social networking platforms, banking platforms, Facebook games & apps, Firefox Add-ons, Google Chrome extensions are highly recommended to adopt OV SSL certificate for security purposes.
OV SSL Certificates also come up with features such as wildcard & Multi-domain SSL feature. The wildcard SSL feature allows the users to validate business and to secure an unlimited number of sub-domains. Whereas the multi-domain feature allows the users to secure up to 100 fully qualified domain names.
Most certificate authorities (CAs) offer OV SSL Certificate with unlimited number of server licenses so that the user can install it on any number of servers and can be reissued any number of times.
Organization Validated SSL Key Features
- Contains your authenticated organization details
- 2048 bit future proof SSL Certificates
- A single certificate secures both www.domain.com and domain.com
- Universally works with 99.9% browsers, mobile phones, and devices
- SHA-2 signed certificates with 256-bit strong encryption
- Unlimited Server License and Reissuance
Comparison of Popular Organization Validated SSL Certificates
|Certificate Authority (CA)||SYMANTEC™||SSL.COM||COMODO™||THAWTE™||GeoTrust®|
|SSL Certificate||Secure Site SSL||High Assurance SSL||Instant SSL Premium||SSL Web Server||True BusinessID|
|CA Rating||Symantec Reviews||SSL.COM Reviews||COMODO Reviews||THAWTE Reviews||GeoTrust Reviews|
|Pricing for 1 Year||$285.88||$69||$59.49||$99||$98|
|Pricing for 2 Year||$249.88/yr||$55/yr||$60.36/yr||$86.50/yr||$98/yr|
|Price – As Low As||$234.88/yr||$48.40/yr||$68.99/yr||$82.33/yr||$95/yr|
|Domains Secured||Multiple Domains||Single Fully-Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)||Single Fully-Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)||Single Fully-Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)||Single Fully-Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)|
|Issuance Speed||1-2 Business Days||Within a few minutes||Issued in 1-3 days||Issued In 1-3 days||1-2 Business Days|
|Validation Required||Organization Validation||Organization Validation||Organization Validation||Organization Validation||Organization Validation|
|Notification Level in Web Browsers||Domain Name and Organization Name Shown On Certificate||Domain Name and Organization Name Shown On Certificate||Domain Name and Organization Name Shown On Certificate||Domain Name and Organization Name Shown On Certificate||Domain Name and Organization Name Shown On Certificate|
|Encryption Strength||Up to 256 Bit||Up to 256 Bit||Up to 256 Bit||Up to 256 Bit||Up to 256 Bit|
|Include Site Seal||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Number of Free Reissues Allowed||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Number of Server License||Limited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Daily Malware Scanning||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|Daily Vulnerability Scanning||No||No||Yes||No||No|
|Refund Policy||15 Days||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days||15 Days|
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