SSL Validation Methods

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The world of SSL can seem confusing. Choosing your validation method is a good place to start in selecting the type of certificate that is right for your organisation. There are just three types of validation - Extended Validation, Organisation Validation and Domain Validation. Use our simple guide below and find the validation method that’s right for your site and your business.

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Domain Validation


Pros
  • Issued in under 10 minutes
  • Low cost automated validation
  • Basic Encryption
  • Fast & simple security
  • Warranty Included

Cons
  • Unvetted business
  • No trust instilled

Suggested Usage
  • For testing and internal use only
  • Companies that require basic encryption
Time saving

Organisation Validation


Pros
  • Validates websites and organisations
  • Verifies organisational legitimacy
  • Human vetted
  • Unlimited server license
  • Includes secure site seals

Cons
  • Takes up to two days to issue
  • More expensive than DV

Suggested Usage
  • Ecommerce sites
  • Trustworthy guarantee
Cost effective

Extended Validation


Pros
  • Activates green bar of trust
  • Instils maximum confidence in online customers
  • Protects website against phishing attacks
  • Reassures company stakeholders
  • Stringent vetting procedures

Cons
  • Comparatively more expensive
  • Take up to 5-10 days to issue

Suggested Usage
  • Ecommerce sites
  • Trustworthy organisations and brands
  • Leverage for boosting online conversions
  • Instil utmost consumer confidence
  • For maximum protection against phishing

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