Digicert Certificate Utility – Code Signing (Guide)

The Digicert Certificate Utility is probably one of the best certificate encryption tool out on the net. A lot of people become scared with key-pair encryption but key-pairs/certificates are actually fundamental easy to figure out. Unlike SSL certificates, code signing certificates perform the function of signing. Code signing certificates creates a tamper proof digital shrink wrap of your application software files and denotes to those who download or install the application who created/published it. Although Some Certificate Authorities my separate their Code Signing Products and have different ways to Enroll and Install. The Digicert Certificate Utility is cross platform meaning your can signing the following files with the same certificate. .exe, .cab, .dll, .ocx, .msi, .xpi, .xap, windows kernel-mode. Java. jre […]

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DigiCert Closes Acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security Division.

DigiCert announced on Oct. 31 that is has completed the $950 million acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) business assets related to SSL/TLS certificates. It is now official. DigiCert is now in ownership of Symantec’s Website Security division. The deal was first announced on Aug. 3, with the goal to help improve the PKI infrastructure for Symantec’s certificates, which had been under fire by Google and other web browser vendors. “Today starts an exciting era for the current customers and partners of both Symantec and DigiCert,” said DigiCert CEO John Merrill. “For Symantec customers, they can feel assured that they will have continuity in their website security, and that we will provide a smooth transition. Our […]

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