Any software developer or publisher who distributes content or code over the Internet or corporate extranets face external risks such as tampering and identity impersonation. Thawte code signing certificates offer a high level of assurance guarantee about the source and integrity of the software and the identity of the code’s publisher. Thawte is a software that is trusted by millions of people all over the world. When our company issues Thawte Code Signing Certificate the users can be sure that our brand will appear next to the third party that verifies it. We take our customer’s trust seriously and we lead the industry with tough authentication methods. We have a global infrastructure to support real-time certificate checks.
Thawte Code Signing Certificate is an ideal and comprehensive digital signature technology to small, medium and wide-scale online software publisher who wants to protect user experience and confidence with secure code and content over the Internet. The better security for code and content on the Internet, It is an ideal symbol of safer business on the web.
1 Year for $174.00/yr
2 Year for $166.75/yr
By Multiple Years
Single Code Signing Certificate
Thawte Code Signing is the only Digital Code Signing Certificate that uses a single certificate for most platforms and applications.
Secure electronic distribution
Allows users to sign active content such as Macros, ActiveX, Java Applets and MIDlet (J2ME) for secure electronic distribution over the Internet.
Thawte is an authenticated digital signature, which effectively verifies the source of your software before the user downloads it.
Safe from unwanted changes
The signature Ensures that your activation code or content cannot be modified for malicious purposes.
Gives the users a recourse to the individual who originally published it.
Thawte Promotes the Internet as a viable and secure platform for content distribution for developers.
A procedure based
The user and the developer have the benefit of the signature’s world-class certification procedures. They also the benefit of Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP).
Inspires user confidence in the software that they download from the internet.
Legality: Thawte’s Certificate Revocation (CRL) List is fully supported.
Digital signature: Software developers and publishers use something called code signing certificates to add a unique digital signature to macros, plug-ins and applets, and other executable files before they publish them. The unique digital signature contains information about the source and the original publisher of the software and it is used to verify that the digital code has not been altered or tampered with since it was released.
Protection of software: Software developers can create fun and functional codes anytime and anywhere because of its easy online distribution. However, the potential for scams and fraud and spread of modifiers and malicious codes has continually increased. To prevent this, software application and platforms have developed safety features that check for a digital signature that suggests the user whether or not to trust the software.
Expiry: Thawte code signing certificates have a validity of about 1-3 years. As part of the security process, software platforms and applications will use code signing to verify whether the certificate is valid. Digital code signing certificates are designed to expire in order to protect both the users and the certificate owner. The certificate owner provides the identity information and the certificate authority validates, and verifies if a user wants to renew a code signing certificate. Thawte has a hassle-free process to renew, manage and track all of your SSL and code signing certificates with a single log-in.
Validity: You will see a validity period of the code signing certificate on the date of purchase. The certificate, once it has expired, cannot be used to sign code. A feature called time stamp shows the validity of the certificate at the time that the code was digitally signed. Thawte does not have a time stamp server, but there are additional links that you can use the timestamp from.
Individual developers: Thawte Code signing certificates can be used by individual developers who are not affiliated with a register or an incorporated business. Thawte offers various code signing certificates so you can select the individual option and choose the suitable code signing certificate for your development platform.
Corporates: Software developers who develop softwares in various platforms have different ways of handling digital signatures. Thawte offers maximum flexibility through a single certificate that is valid across various platforms.
A thawte code signing certificate is a digital certificate. When a user applies for one, they generate a private/public key. The user must submit the public key to a certificate authority along with documentation. When the public key is verified by the authority, they issue a certificate containing your name and the public key. Thawte code signing certificates have a standard certificate which is trusted by almost all leading platforms.