On this page you will find the answers to the following questions:
► What is a Code Signing Certificate?
► How does a Code Signing Certificate work?
► What are the advantages of Secorio’s Code Signing Certificates?
► Who needs a Code Signing Certificate?
► Which Code Signing Certificates does Secorio offer?
► How can I test a Code Signing Certificate?
► How do I order a Code Signing Certificate?
► Where can I get further information?
What is a Code Signing Certificate?
A Code Signing Certificate is a certificate used for signing software that is distributed over the internet. The certificate contains information about the provider and the concerned software. Persons downloading the software from the internet can therefore be sure of the content source and the content integrity of the software.
How does a Code Signing Certificate work?
As a software developer distributing your software over the internet, you should always make sure that the software is signed with a Code Signing Certificate. Only so customers, employees and other persons who will be donloading the software from the internet can rest assured that the software actually comes from the provider, and that the software has not been altered after having been signed. If amendments have been made to the software, the person who is about to download the software will receive a warning.
What are the advantages of Secorio’s Code Signing Certificates?
Customers, employees and other users of the internet are nowadays aware how malicious it can be downloading a file from the internet. To avoid the download of maliciuos files that can cause a great harm to the computer the standard in the business is that you sign your file with a Code Signing Certificate before distributing it. Thereby the person downloading the software knows from where the software comes, and knows that the software has not been amended. Most browsers give the user a warning, if the software has not been signed with a certificate from a trusted CA as e.g. Comodo. In order to obtain and maintain confidence in your software, signing it with a Code Signing Certificate is crucial.
Secorio’s Code Signing Certificates are technologically up to date and are easy and flexible to use. They are valid for either 1 or 2 years, and you can sign an unlimited number of applications with the certificate, as long as the applications come from the company to whom the Code Signing Certificate was issued.
Who needs a Code Signing Certificate?
We recommend installing a Code Signing Certificate if your company distributes software or other data files over the internet or the extranet.
Furthermore, you should consider Secorio’s Reseller Solution, if you are interested in reselling Code Signing Certificates to potential customers of yours. With a Reseller Solution from Secorio you can increase your profit by reselling SSL certificates as well as Code Signing Certificates.
Which Code Signing Certificates does Secorio offer?
Secorio offers the Code Signing Certificate Microsoft Authenticode with which you can sign 32 bit or 64 bit .exe, .ocx, .dll and other portable executable files as well as .cab files.
How can I test a Code Signing Certificate?
Code Signing Certificate cannot be tested. But there is a 30 day refund policy, in case the certificate does not meet your expectations.
How do I order a Code Signing Certificate?
Do you wish to order a Code Signing Certificate, please contact us by phone or mail, and we will guide you through the process.
You can also order a Code Signing Certificate directly from our website by clicking here.
Where can I get further information?
You are welcome to contact us per phone, mail or chat, should you have any questions.