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Bob Angus | 17 Dec 2009 | 0 comments

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Many deal-seekers are shopping online for last-minute holiday travel deals right now. If you are an online travel providers (or any ecommerce site offering ship it now specials), you need to make sure that you are maximizing your conversions by giving visitors assurance that their private information and credit card info is secure.

How? The best way to build trust, increase transactions and standout from the competition is to use extended validation SSL. VeriSign has several case studies with travel sites, like...

Bob Angus | 15 Dec 2009 | 2 comments

The E-Commerce Times just posted an informative article about differences in SSL and how online shoppers recognize trust marks. SSL Certificates: Safety, Nuisance, or Both? by Mike Pearson.

The discussion centers around the fact that consumers are now expect to see trust marks like the VeriSign Secured Seal or other security indicators like the padlock, https and the green address bar. But how easy is it for the bad guys to spoof those? Fortunately, it is not easy, especially for the most trusted brands like VeriSign.

VeriSign SSL blogger and VP Tim Callan was quoted in the piece. He reminds ecommerce merchants of the extra safety measures that VeriSign takes in protecting the value of the VeriSign Secured Seal by enforcing against spoofs. Additionally, the basic differences of SSL...

Bob Angus | 04 Mar 2009 | 0 comments

celebrate by pixieclipx.jpgThis week marks the 2 year anniversary of VeriSign's announcement of extended validation SSL at the RSA Conference. Back then, we rolled out with ecommerce heavyweights like eBay, PayPal, Overstock and Travelocity. Now, EV SSL and the green bar are mainstream for everyone, big and small, who are transacting online.

Why? Results. The reason that over 11,000 websites use EV certificates is that the added trust of the...

Bob Angus | 25 Feb 2009 | 0 comments

Apple has made their Safari 4 beta publicly available for download. As one would expect, the new version of the popular browser has improved support for EV SSL and the green address bar. This is great news as Safari has become more widely used, capturing over 8% of browser market share worldwide according to the latest figures from Hitlinks' Market Share.

Tim posted on the Safari beta release yesterday, along with some initial reactions from a Safari user. Adding some artwork, here are screenshots of how EV SSL shines in the upcoming release.

Green Address Bar is More Visible

The EV green...

Bob Angus | 11 Feb 2009 | 0 comments

Valentine's Day represents one of the big shopping periods of the year. Even though the current economy is trying to block Cupid's arrow, online shoppers are still expressing their love this week. The National Retail Federation estimates that $14.7 billion will be spent on Valentine's gifts and merchandise in 2009, which is down 1% from last year. That still translates to approximately $102 per consumer... not a complete heartbreaker.

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Here at VeriSign, we also see that online retailers are taking steps to...

Bob Angus | 23 Sep 2008 | 0 comments

I just uploaded some great pictures of the VeriSign booth at's Annual Summit 2008. The booth was constantly busy. It was fantastic that almost everyone we spoke with was already a happy VeriSign customer.
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Tim Callan was also featured on the local Las Vegas TV news on KTNV. The consumer advocate reporter for KTNV, Trisha Keene, did well by getting 5 out of 5 right in the Phish or No Phish Challenge.

We were also thrilled...

Bob Angus | 16 Sep 2008 | 0 comments

Here at the Annual Summit, VeriSign and Ratepoint just announced an incredibly easy way for online businesses to boost the confidence of their customers. How? We are bundling Ratepoint's customer feedback platform as a value add option when you are buying your EV SSL certificates. It's a great 1-2 combo to address the multiple ways that online shoppers think about trust.

Check out the press release on CNN Money. See... there actually is some happy news in the Money section today!