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 Do Symantec SSL Certificates work with all browsers?

Symantec® SSL Certificates work with virtually every Web browser that ever shipped and all popular Web browsers used since 1996. Symantec SSL Certificates offer the highest browser compatibility achieved by any SSL Certificate.


 How long does verification take?

Authentication for new certificates could take as little as 1 hour or up to several days, depending on the verification information you provide and whether or not your certificates are pre-approved. Symantec can authenticate your...


 What is Extended Validation (EV) SSL?

In 2006, the CA Browser Forum, a group of leading SSL Certificate Authorities (CAs) and browser vendors, approved standard practices for certificate validation and visibility called the Extended Validation (EV) SSL Guidelines. To issue...


 What type of documentation does Symantec require for Extended Validation SSL Certificates?

If we cannot automatically authenticate your company's management responsibility for the domain name that is associated with the SSL Certificate, we will require an authorization letter from that domain's owner. This step prevents...


 What will I need to provide in order for Symantec to verify my business identity?

Symantec must verify the existence of your business, the ownership of your domain name, and your employment status or authority to request the SSL Certificate. We may require official government documentation proving your right to do...


 Why is it important for Symantec to verify my business identity during enrollment?

To protect against fraud and phishing sites, Web visitors look for evidence of encryption and third-party authentication of the Web site’s business identity. When you request an SSL Certificate or a Managed PKI for SSL account or...