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Sectigo EV (Extended Validation) Code Signing Cert is the one stop digital solution for organizations to protect their software, application, script, and executables with highest level 256-bit encryption and SHA-2 standards. In addition, EV Code Signing Certificates provide instant recognition from Microsoft's SmartScreen Application Reputation filter for your software/app to boost user trust, brand reputation, conversion rates, confidence and more.
EV Code Signing safeguard your code from malware and private key thefts by getting a private key stored on an external hardware device that works like two-factor authentication. Ensure maximum software integrity, authenticity, reputation, and software security through tempered-free software that is digitally signed with highest level code signing called Extended Validation.
Sectigo EV Code Signing comes with Microsoft SmartScreen (MS) Filter & Windows Kernel Mode to reduce the chances of unauthorized access and makes user confidence that software is coming from trusted publisher and real.
Features of Comodo / Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate
Below are the main features of the Sectigo Extended Validation Software Certificate:
- Sign an unlimited number of software, executable files, applications, drivers.
- Get your company name, address, and type displayed in the certificate.
- The rigorous verification process increases end-user trust.
- Removes unknown publisher warning.
- Meets all the authentication standards of CA/Browser Forum and specifications of Microsoft.
- Superior two-factor authentication by getting a private key stored in the physical device.
Benefits of Comodo / Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate
Here are the benefits of the Extended Validation (EV) Code Signing Certificate you can expect:
- Increases your software download rate that also helps in boosting overall software sales and revenue of your company.
- Instantly remove scary warnings of notoriously sensitive Microsoft SmartScreen Application Reputation filter.
- Universal compatibility of platforms, so there is no need to reissue your Code Signing Certificate for other platforms like Kernel Mode or Authenticode.
- Get complete control on who can sign software/application by getting the private key of Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate stored separately on HSM (Hardware Security Modules) device.
- Visibly indicate your software is genuine and safe to use by displaying your legitimacy through company name, address, and type in the certificate.
- Guarantees software/application is delivered in its original form and hasn't been altered since its signing.
Compare & Buy Code Signing Certificates
|Product Name||Certera Code Signing||Sectigo Code Signing||Sectigo EV Code Signing|
|Pricing||$55.12/yr (You Save 73 %)||$62.01/yr (You Save 70 %)||$206.75/yr (You Save 55 %)|
|Multiple Year Option|
|RSA Encryption Key||3072-bit or 4096-bit||3072-bit or 4096-bit||3072-bit or 4096-bit|
|Microsoft SmartScreen Reputation Boost Up|
|Issuance for Individual Developers|
|Fully Compatible for Mozilla XPI Packages & Thunderbird|
|Fully Compatible for Sun Java Signing|
|Sign Unlimited Java Apps & JAR Files|
|Support Microsoft Office VBA Signing|
|Support Apple OS X Signing|
|Support Mozilla Signing|
|Support Adobe AIR Signing|
|Support MS Office Macro|
|Support Microsoft Office 365 Signing|
|Supported File Formats||32-Bit And 64-Bit||32-Bit And 64-Bit||32-Bit And 64-Bit|
|Windows Phone Apps Signing|
|Refund Policy||Within 30 Days from Purchase Date||Within 30 Days from Purchase Date||Within 30 Days from Purchase Date|
|Issuance Time||1 to 3 Days||1 to 3 Days||1 to 5 Days|
|Validation Required||Business/Individual||Business/Individual||Full Business Validation|
|Physical USB Token Storage|
|Displays Business Name|
|Display Name & Types of the Business|
|Sign Unlimited Code, Scripts & Executables|
|Timestamp Unlimited Code, Scripts & Executables|
|Immediate Recognition by Microsoft SmartScreen Reputation Filter|
|Separate Private Key Storage|
|Buy Now||Buy Now||Buy Now|
Why Choose Sectigo?
Trusted by small to big organization and companies globally for 20+ years, Sectigo is specialized in providing web and software security products that helps to secure end-users while winning their trust. Sectigo is the respected Certificate Authority with a proven track record and experience of meeting today's growing need to ensure the safety of today's digital landscape.
What is EV Code Signing?
Extended Validation (EV) Code Signing Certificate resides at the top of the digital certificate hierarchy due to its enormous security functionalities. Organizations active for a minimum of three years can only obtain it by undergoing a strict validation process. In addition, Certificate Authorities perform a rigorous verification of all documents before issuing the Sectigo Extended Validation Code Signing Certificate.
Furthermore, EV Code Signing removes Unknown Publisher and Windows Defender SmartScreen warnings. And provides the leverage to receive the private key in an external hardware token from the Certificate Authority such as Comodo. As a result, your users experience smooth installation, the firm's digital reputation gets an instant acceleration, and an additional security layer for private key comes by default. Therefore, EV Code Signing Certificate is a synonym for the highest level of source code protection.
Sectigo EV Code Signing Validation Process
Before issuing the EV Code Signing Certificate from Sectigo, the Certificate Authority assesses the organization’s authenticity. To complete the Extended Validation procedure, a company will require the following documents:
- Government Approved ID/CA-registered Third-Party Report (Govt. Registration, Dun & Bradstreet Report, Operational License, Legal Opinion Letter)
- Full Address Proof Document (DBA Statement, Government Approved Report)
- A Telephone Number
If you submit a Dun & Bradstreet Report, it will contain all your information. Hence, you don't have to submit any additional documents then.
Furthermore, once you submit all the mentioned documents, CA will cross-verify them with government databases. And at the final step, a CA representative will contact you on the provided telephone number to confirm the order details. After 100% satisfaction, Certificate Authority will issue you an EV Code Signing Certificate. Although, if CA founds any error or discrepancy, you have to start from the beginning. Therefore, you should always double-check the documents before submission.
How Does EV (Extended Validation) Protect Your Software or Application?
Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate comes with all the benefits of Standard Code Signing Certificate like it provides a digital signature to sign your scripts, applications, and software. But it also offers other additional features like giving details of your company name, address and type in the certificate that helps end-users know you're what you say you're.
More importantly, Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate provides instant recognition from Microsoft's SmartScreen Application Reputation filter, preventing unwanted warning messages that make users run away.
Sectigo Extended Validation Code Signing Certificate for All Platforms!
Below universal compatible platforms are:
- Microsoft Windows 8 and above.
- Applications of Microsoft Silverlight.
- MS Office applications.
- MS VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)
- Macro Files of MS Office.
- Mozilla Object Files.
- Java Applications & Applets.
- Applications of Adobe Air.
- Different software file formats of Microsoft like .cab, .msi, .dll, .xpi, .xap and .exe in both 32- and 64-bit format.
Why Choose SignMyCode to Buy EV Code Signing Certificate?
SignMyCode is among the top code signing provider from Certificate Authorities like Comodo and Sectigo that are respected worldwide. Both EV and Standard Code Signing Certificate provided by SignMyCode comes in a budget-oriented price range along with top quality user support offered by a technical team that has expertise in handling Code Signing Certificate-related queries.
Nonetheless, SignMyCode is also known for offering a quick validation process, a one-click re-issuance of your Code Signing Certificate, the mechanism to easily update to an EV Code Signing Certificate from Standard Code Signing Certificate, and a 30-days money-back guarantee without asking any question.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is Sectigo Extended Validation Code Signing?
Sectigo EV (Extended Validation) Code Signing comes equipped with all the benefits of Standard OV Code Signing Certificate that helps assert software developer/publisher identity while assuring software or application integrity.
Furthermore, It offers a rigorous vetting process. It comes with an external private key storage that works as two-factor authentication for signing software, making it instantly trustworthy in the eyes of Microsoft's SmartScreen Application Reputation filter that helps bolster user trust and confidence.
How Do I Use the Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate?
Once your Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate is issued, you'll receive a Private Key in the physical form separately stored in the HSM (Hardware Security Modules) device. It secures Private Key and gives complete control over who can use Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate to sign software/application and avoid unauthorized usage.
Henceforth, whenever you want to sign software/application, you'll require that separately stored Private Key. Once you plug it into your system, you'll be able to sign your code, application, or software like you can do using Standard Code Signing Certificate.
How Much Does a Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate Cost?
Compared to Standard Code Signing Certificate, Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate is a little costly. However, if you check the price of other popular EV Code Signing Certificate, you'll get an idea that Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate is much cheaper. And, it provides the same value and security that any other respected CAs EV Code Signing Certificate does.
Likewise, SignMyCode also offers benefits by providing a discount rate compared to the original price range of Sectigo CA itself. As we purchase Standard and EV Code Signing Certificate in bulk, we receive the discount that we can forward to users along with the same features and security that every software developer or publisher seeks.Starts at $206.75
What Is the Difference Between EV & OV Sectigo Code Signing?
Both Standard and an EV Code Signing Certificate do the same work of signing your software/application and providing assurance to users that signed software is coming from the trusted source and hasn't been tampered with since its signing. However, EV Code Signing Certificate covers some other extra steps that aren't present in OV Code Signing Certificate.
For example, by using Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate, you'll be able to display the Company name, address, and type in the certificate. Likewise, it helps to get instant recognition from Microsoft's SmartScreen reputation, which is famous for being sensitive and throwing warning messages. Furthermore, it helps bolster the trust and confidence of your software users, as they won't witness any warning message or difficulty at the time of downloading or installing your software.
How Do I Renew My Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate?
Like OV Code Signing Certificate, you'll require to Renew Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate from us. And you'll need to follow the same steps you followed during your initial purchase of an EV Code Signing Certificate.
However, suppose you renew your Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate before its expiration. For instance, if you renew one month earlier, you may be allowed to skip one or two steps of the validation process. But, renewing an EV Code Signing Certificate usually means repurchasing it because your initially purchased Code Signing Certificate is expired, and its validity period is over.
How Sectigo Extended Validation Code Signing Works?
Extended Validation Code Signing Certificate performs the hashing and encryption in the background but more securely than other certificates. Firstly, you must insert your hardware token/USB into the system to provide access to the private key. And once you execute the appropriate commands, the EV certificate will start its action.
The original source code will get converted into a hash digest. Then, the certificate takes the hash file as input and performs encryption upon it. Remember, at the encryption step, the certificate will utilize the private key in the hardware token. In addition to it, your signature and timestamp will also get integrated into the encrypted hash file. As the final output, you will receive signed software ready to be installed on compatible platforms without showing the end user any installation-associated warning.
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