Symantec Roots

Below are the Symantec Root Certificates for all Symantec SHA2 products. Symantec Secure Site Symantec Secure Site Pro Symantec Secure Site with EV Symantec Secure Site Pro with EV Secure Site Wildcard To download your Root CA certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Symantec certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or Vi. Do not use Word or Notepad ++ as they like to add characters and corrupt the code. Save the file with a .txt, […]

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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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