SSL Blog readers are aware that HSBC has deployed EV SSL on its first direct site. Now this new press release details the bank's plans to roll out EV SSL to all its online banking customers.
Barry Jones, Senior Manager of Group IT Security at HSBC is quoted to say,
As e-criminals grow more sophisticated, financial services leaders like HSBC must always remain a step ahead to ensure the security and trust of our customers. Deploying VeriSign Extended Validation SSL Certificates will allow us to send an instantly recognizable signal - the reassuring green bar - to our online banking customers, confirming that any personal information they supply on that page will go directly to HSBC and no one else. In the often unsettling landscape of today's Internet, VeriSign EV SSL protection helps us provide a safe haven for our customers.