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Tim Callan | 26 Jan 2007 | 0 comments

This week I recorded a podcast with Matt Hines of eWeek. The topic of course is Extended Validation SSL and what it means to your online business.

Tim Callan | 25 Jan 2007 | 0 comments

I'm pleased to announce that PayPal has rolled out Extended Validation SSL Certificates from VeriSign across the first of its pages. You can see them at:

https://history.paypal.com
https://av.paypal.com

Tim Callan | 23 Jan 2007 | 0 comments

We're seeing many VeriSign Extended Validation SSL Certificates going live on sites. Here are examples from a variety of important industry segments.

Online retail: Stardock
Taxes: KPMG (Spain)
Loans: DebtHelp
Online bill payment: EX Service Solutions
Banking: NIH Federal Credit Union
Travel: New Market Holidays (UK)
Government: Indiana Department of Revenue
Health care:...

Tim Callan | 09 Jan 2007 | 0 comments

I just published this article in Network World on the subject of Extended Validation SSL Certificates. Naturally. This article is a good overview of the latest in EV SSL and where it stands today.

Tim Callan | 19 Dec 2006 | 0 comments

Interesting story this morning on CNBC about the growing demand for EV certificates. This story points out the power of the Extended Validation SSL interface to online shoppers and focuses on the question of how widely available they will become. The reporter maintains (and I would agree) that EV is such a strong tool in protecting online commerce that we need to make it available to as many businesses as possible as soon as possible. The article includes an example of what the EV certificate will look like on Overstock.com after green bars go live (...

Tim Callan | 11 Dec 2006 | 0 comments

This morning we issued a press release announcing the availability of our Extended Validation SSL Certificates. This release also announces our exclusive EV Upgrader(TM) technology, the only technology in the world that will automatically enable all Windows XP clients visiting the site with IE7 to display the green address bar when viewing a VeriSign Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate. Finally, the release announces our first customer, Overstock.com. Overstock.com is one of the largest online retailers in the world, and we're very pleased to have them on board with VeriSign EV SSL Certificates.

Tim Callan | 08 Dec 2006 | 0 comments

It's here. VeriSign is taking orders for Extended Validation SSL Certificates, performing authentication, and issuing certificates. We've already issued the first of our certificates to customers.

Order your Extended Validation SSL Certificates here.
Read more about Extended Validation SSL Certificates here.

Tim Callan | 09 Nov 2006 | 0 comments

Brian Krebs published this nice writeup of EV SSL Certificates and how they'll be good for the Web ecosystem. It includes this comment from Bruce Schneier:

"It's a serious problem that people on the 'Net don't know the difference between a real Web site and a clever fake," Schneier said. "I think laying this infrastructure could be useful along with other things in the browser to make it more obvious," when users are at a legitimate site, he said. "This is a big problem, and this is a piece of the solution..."

Tim Callan | 15 Sep 2006 | 2 comments

In response to one of my postings on High Assurance SSL, I recently received this (slightly paraphrased) question:

Why not make domain authentication SSL Certificates invalid?