DigiCert Acquisition of Symantec Website Security and Related PKI Solutions


What you need to know about DigiCert's acquisition of Symantec Website Security and related PKI Solutions


On October 31 2017, DigiCert acquired Symantec Website Security and PKI products and services. This brings exciting new opportunities to the website security industry and a new partnership for SSL247® with DigiCert.

This page will continue to be updated with new information as and when it becomes available.



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From December 1 2017, all new, renewed or reissued Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL SSL certificates will be issued from DigiCert’s hierarchy and infrastructure. Existing certificates will continue to work, but may be mistrusted by certain browsers in the coming months.

When installing your certificates, please take extra care to ensure that you use the new root and intermediate certificates attached to the your certificate fulfilment emails and to not use any root or intermediate that has previously been sent to you.

If you have any doubts, please contact your Account Manager or our support team.


Read our latest blog posts regarding DigiCert and Symantec:

Chrome extends deadlines while DigiCert plans Symantec Web Security acquisition

In the last two weeks, we’ve seen announcements from Google Chrome, as well as DigiCert and Symantec, that may affect you as user of Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte or RapidSSL certificates, over the next few months.


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Published 09 August 2017

Google’s proposal on SSL certificates issued before June 1, 2016


Google submitted a proposal stating that in August 2017, Google’s Chrome browser (version 62) will gradually begin mistrusting SSL certificates issued before June 1, 2016 by Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL.


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Published 20 July 2017


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Read more from DigiCert and Symantec:


DigiCert Completes Acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security and Related PKI Solutions

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DigiCert.com

What to Expect with the New DigiCert: Welcoming Symantec Customers, Partners, & Employees

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DigiCert.com

DigiCert and Symantec Website Security and Related PKI Solutions FAQs


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Symantec.com



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