A Proper Foundation: Extended Validation SSL. A critical model for SSL digital certificates and browser trust

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To bolster consumer trust in the foundation of ecommerce, several CAs and browser vendors came together to establish a higher security approach based on an advanced tier of SSL certificate with very high standards for validation and assurance. “Extended Validation” was the final name chosen for the new certificates by the CA/Browser Forum. 

This white paper discusses the benefits of SSL and EV SSL and how the technology protects transactions and communication online.

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