Apple Code Signing is a process of verifying the authenticity of the software or the application. It ensures the customers that the digitally signed software or app is safe to download and can be trusted. The customer will know who has published the software and helps them to make the decision whether to buy the software or no? How much the software can be trusted? The code signing software will identify hashing algorithms and publishing code authors by making use of digital certificates. Apple Code Signing Certificate is one such trusted solution. It is the most important protective technology that is adapted by most of the software publishers to prevent the spread of viruses and to ensure the security of software.
There are three components of a code signing certificate, which are listed below
When the code is searched by the device browser, it comes across the digitally signed signature, this signature is then compared with the developer’s original signature and starts verifying it. If the signature matches the browser will download the code automatically and if it does not match it indicates that the code is altered and displays a warning message on the screen of the user and informs them it’s not safe to download and includes threats.
Windows code signing certificate can secure your all types of widows based application code & software with digital signature, means your users can get the security and trusted message when they come to your platforms to download your application or software.
Windows Code Signing secures your all kinds of windows platforms and code including .exe, .dll, .ocx, .cab and .xpi files. Windows developer who are using Apple certificates for their software code, their code is secure with digital signing and ensure the customers that your platform and software is secures and it hasn’t been tampered since you signed it. When a signed executable is encountered, a pop-up notification shows the verified identity of the publisher and the user decides whether or not to trust the code.
Once you install the Kernel-Mode signing certificate the users will know that it comes from a trusted source (you) and Windows Vista and Windows 7 will inherently trust it.