Server Gated Cryptography certificates with full
authentication and automatic 128-bit step-up encryption.(see
SuperCert is thawte's premium
offering. It offers the strongest possible encryption
regardless of the browser version or operating system of the
end user. Of the leading CA's only thawte
and VeriSign have the technology to offer this product.
browser versions are incapable of stepping up to 128-bit
encryption, but with SGC technology these end users are
automatically stepped up to 128 bit encryption. Certain
Windows 2000 operating systems also will not step customers
up to 128 bit encryption unless the end user has installed
Microsoft's High Encryption Pack (HEP) or Service pack 2 for
The very highest
standards of verification and authentication are applied to
all SGC SuperCerts requests before a certificate is issued.
The value of this process in promoting trust cannot be
underestimated, and it is this that has been the foundation
of thawte's enviable reputation as
a rock-solid independent Certification Authority (CA).
certificates with full authentication capable of 128-bit
The SSL Web
Server certificate is thawte's
fully authenticated SSL certificate.
When one applies for a thawte SSL
Web Server certificate, the verification and authentication
procedure that that particular individual/group/company is
subject to is of the very highest standard. In fact, a
stringent checklist of activities is undertaken to ensure
that you really are who you claim to be. The value of this
process cannot be underestimated, and it is this that has
been the foundation of thawte's
enviable reputation as a rock-solid independent
Certification Authority (CA).
validated SSL certificates capable of 128-bit encryption and
issued within minutes.(see ** below)
focus when issuing certificates has been on ensuring
unrivaled authentication of company details. The feedback
that we have been given from extensive market and customer
research tells us that while these procedures are crucial
for the security of many businesses, there is also a need
for some customers to obtain a more affordable SSL
certificate quickly. Enter SSL123 - an entry-level domain
validated digital certificate that is also capable of
providing industry standard 128-bit encryption.
delivery of code and content to browsers.
Code Signing Certificates allow you to sign active content
such as ActiveX, Macros and Java Applets, for secure
electronic distribution. thawte's
Code Signing certificate provides an authenticated 'digital
signature' that guarantees the source and that the content
of downloadable code has not been altered in any way. Code
Signing Certificates are strongly recommended for any
publisher who plans to distribute code or content over the
Internet or on corporate extranets.
* Using IE 4X or NetScape 4.06 or later
note that delays in issuance can be caused if your domain is
not registered with an accredited online registrar