What type of Web Servers does GeoTrust support?

GeoTrust supports all current releases of commercial and freeware web servers supporting SSL v.3. Supported servers include: Apache + MOD SSL Apache + Raven Apache + Raven 1.5x Apache + SSLeay C2Net Stronghold Cobalt RaQ3/RaQ4 “Main Site” Cobalt RaQ3 “Virtual … Continued

How do I move a certificate from one ISP to another ISP?

You may be able to move your certificate from one ISP to another. Per our certificate licensing agreement, you must purchase a new certificate if you plan on continuing to use the certificate on its current location. Otherwise, it largely … Continued

What is the encryption strength of GeoTrust certificates?

All GeoTrust certificates are 128-bit. For each and every session, the server and browser negotiate and choose the highest common encryption strength between them. So if a 40-bit browser user hits your SSL-secured site, the resulting connection will automatically become … Continued

How does a server certificate work?

The end-user’s browser requests a secure channel (via “https:”) from the server, and then – if the server has a cert – the browser and the server negotiate their highest common encryption strength (e.g., 128-bits), and then exchange the corresponding … Continued

What is True BusinessID?

True BusinessID provides a simple way for your customers to view your validated organization information via a trusted third party. True BusinessID will increase transactions and revenue by giving your customers the confidence and assurance to trust the identity of … Continued

What is the difference between QuickSSL and QuickSSL Premium?

QuickSSL Premium comes with all the features and benefits of QuickSSL, but also includes the QuickSSL Premium smart seal with dynamic date/time stamp. The smart seal is dynamically generated by GeoTrust and ensures that GeoTrust has authenticated the domain. Visitors … Continued

What is QuickSSL?

QuickSSL is a web server certificate that allows consumers and web sites to conduct safe e-commerce with encrypted SSL connections. QuickSSL web server certificates are compatible with 99% of all browsers. Historically, most SSL certificates cost $350 or more Quick … Continued

What is SSL?

The SSL (secure socket layer) protocol is the web standard for encrypting communications between users and web sites. Data sent via an SSL connection is protected by encryption, a mechanism that prevents eavesdropping and tampering with any transmitted data. SSL … Continued

What is an Internet Domain Name?

An Internet Domain Name is a name such as burningdiode.com that points to a server which contains webpages and/or other content for use on the Internet. Having a domain name is not a requirement but it makes your web address … Continued