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Technical Aspects and Advantages of Secure Site Pro with EV SSL

As evident by the name, Secure Site Pro with EV SSL is one of the most advanced level of SSL security certificates. Because of the extensively rigorous levels of authentication process one has to go though to obtain it, a Secure Sire Pro with SSL certificate allows you to loudly and clearly state the legitimacy of your organization even to those who don’t understand web security. Nothing can be clearer that your browser approves of a site than the color green.

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This certification also allows you to present a dynamic trust seal on your site, presents your official business name in the address bar, and allows you to advertise to your customers that you are using the highest level encryption and business validation. This comforts web users, consciously and subconsciously, that not only they are secure with their confidential information while transmitting online, but they also can relax knowing they are dealing with an established and accredited online business platform.assures the visitors that the site they are visiting has been thoroughly tested and is genuine.

Why is Secure Site Pro with EV SSL considered the most advanced level of SSLs?

Because a Secure Site Pro with EV SSL Certificate uses Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) to ensure a very  strong level of encryption to all site visitors, including those with nonstandard or older Operating Systems and browsers. In fact,  some of the nonstandard and older browsers and operating systems will not even connect at the strongest encryption level without Server Gated Cryptography  SSL encryption in place. In addition to this, a Secure Site Pro with EV SSL comes with a  Vulnerability Assessment Tool.

What is a Vulnerability Assessment Tool?

For this, let’s understand what ‘Website Vulnerability’ means first. Website Vulnerabilities are potentially exploitable weaknesses in a website that can compromise it’s security. Vulnerabilities hence are probable entry points  through which a Web site’s functionality or data can be damaged, compromised or manipulated. A typical Web site /blog may have anywhere from hundreds to thousands of potential vulnerabilities. A Vulnerability Assessment Tool thus helps you quickly identify and take action against the most exploitable weaknesses on your customers’ Web site. Some of it’s features are:

  • An automatic weekly scan for vulnerabilities on public-facing Web pages, Web-based applications, server software, and network ports.
  • An actionable report that identifies both critical vulnerabilities that should be investigated immediately and informational items that pose a lower risk.
  • An option to re-scan your customers’ Web site to help confirm that vulnerabilities have been fixed.

What are major advantages of Secure Site Pro with EV  SSL?

1] As already mentioned, online shoppers recognize the green address bar as a reliable way to verify a site’s identity and security. And only SSL certificates with Extended Validation trigger web browsers to display your organization’s name in a green address bar. So if you own a e-Commerce based website, online shoppers are more likely to enter their credit card and/or other confidential financial information into your website if you’ve a  SSL EV green bar.

2] Secure Site Pro with EV SSL comes with a  Norton Secured Seal, which is the most trusted mark on the Internet, and is viewed more than half a billion times per day on websites in 170 countries. Symantec’s Seal-in-Search helps you maximize click-through and conversions by displaying  the Norton Secured Seal next to your link on browsers enabled with a free plug-in as well as on partner shopping sites and product review pages so that customers know that your website is verified.

3] Vulnerability assessment and daily website malware scanning helps protect your site from hackers.

4] Secure Site Pro provides complete business authentication. It verifies the existence of your business, the ownership of your domain name, and your authority to apply for the certificate. This, again, provides high assurance to your website visitors.

5] Multiple level of encryption, which includes maximum strength 256 bit and minimum strength 128 bit.

6] Full compatibility with all mobile devices and  latest and oldest web browsers including

  • Firefox 1+, 2+, 3+
  • IE 5+, 6+, 7+, 8+
  • Netscape 4+
  • Opera 7+
  • AOL 5+
  • Safari

7] Comes with $1,500,000 warranty. in case your visitor incur  losses resulting directly from an online credit card transaction as a result of a mis-issued Secure Site Pro with EV Certificate. Final Verdict: Secure Site Pro with EV is one of the most advanced, trusted and secure SSL certificate with features second to none. It protects website users and their confidential information over the internet. Using it, you can be assured of an increase in sales level and  improvement of brand reputation along with enhanced security of  your online business platform globally.

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Jim Armstrong is SSL Security Specialist at a Platinum Certificate Authority. is one of the most inexpensive SSL Certificate Providers in the world. You can reach him on , Twitter and Facebook.

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