GeoCerts Blog

Understanding SSL Certificate Authentication & Validation

Like most things SSL certificates come in several flavors, brands, and types. There are two basic functions that SSL/TLS certificates provide: one is encryption and the other is trust. Today we're going to talk about certificate trust. Certification Authorities (CAs) like GeoTrust, Symantec and Comodo vouch for the authenticity of ...

About VeriSign and SSL Certificates

Internet pioneer VeriSign was the first company ever to issue SSL certificates back in the mid-1990s, and it continued to be the brand and market leader in the SSL space until the acquisition of the Verisign digital certificates business by Symantec in 2010. During that time Verisign played a critical ...