GeoCerts Blog

How to Test HTTPS Using Chrome Canary

As you know, Google Chrome version 70 will distrust the final batch of Symantec Trusted Roots for GeoTrust and Symantec Certificates you have purchased from us. The public release of Chrome 70 is scheduled for October 16, 2018 and many of our customers have asked how they can test their ...

Apple to Deprecate Trust for Symantec Roots

Apple has announced that it is deprecating trust for Symantec roots starting in summer of 2018 . Apart from its timing, this program is very similar to that taken by the Chrome and Firefox browsers. In the summer (exact date not specified) Apple will distrust TLS/SSL certificates on all public ...

Is GeoTrust Safe to Use on My Site?

Since Chrome announced in 2017 that is was deprecating trust for Symantec's certificate brands, including GeoTrust , Thawte , and RapidSSL , we have continued to receive inquiries about whether or not GeoTrust is a trusted, credible certificate for use on production websites. Fortunately, these brands' new parent company DigiCert ...

EV SSL Trust Indicators in Popular Browsers

When we talk about Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates, we often discuss the "green bar" that appears in popular browsers. But how many of us can really envision the green bar and the difference in user experience between it and an OV or DV SSL certificate? Fortunately your GeoCerts team ...