I mentioned that I recently gave a Web seminar with some lively questions at the end. I'll present some of the questions I received, with my responses. Because I received so darn many questions, I'll break this one into multiple postings.
Q: If EV is so far ahead of standard SSL (in terms of security/authentication), do you think the PCI industry will mandate EV in near future?
A: I certainly hope so. EV is a definite improvement to a consumer's ability to protect herself against credit card theft, and the PCI standard is all about reducing credit card theft. It's not only in the interest of the consumers but also in the interest of the issuing banks, who usually are the ones that wind up eating bad credit card debt.
Q: What is the cost of implementing EV?
A: Costs break into two...