The Business Value of Extended Validation SSL Certificates

Learn about the business value of EV Certificates, and the process for obtaining the certificates for your websites.
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      Deceptive e-mail and malicious web sites are increasingly compromising users’ personal information, damaging their online trust and confidence, and tarnishing brand’s online reputation. Microsoft has responded to these threats with several solutions incorporated into Internet Explorer 8, focusing on the support for Extended Validation SSL Certificates (EV Certificates).

      This paper is designed to help businesses understand the business value of EV Certificates, describe how their use fits into a broader Internet defense and breadth strategy, and offer a review and outline of the process for obtaining the certificates for their websites.
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    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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