Which Certificate Authority Should I Choose?

Let's talk about which CA is right for you

There are dozens of Certificate Authorities (CAs) that can issue SSL/TLS certificates, but at The SSL Store™ we only carry the best. This helps you, the customer, to weed out the lesser CA's and find the right certificate – at the right price – for you.

But which one is the right one for you? Let's break them down brand by brand.

At The SSL Store™, we only carry the best...

RapidSSL offers quick, affordable, convenient SSL certificates. It's basic, no-frills encryption at a bargain bin price. If you're looking for a good Domain Validated Certificate that can be issued rapidly (hence the name), then RapidSSL is a perfect choice.

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Thawte is one of the most trusted brands internationally and for good reason–it was the first international CA. Thawte products are backed by generous warranties, they offer a full complement of certificates and they boast the Thawte Trusted Site Seal–one of the most trusted site seals on the web.

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GeoTrust has over 100,000 customers and can be found protecting sites in 150 countries around the world. With a full range of SSL/TLS certificates, along with other trust products, GeoTrust has security solutions for companies of all sizes, as well as individual sites.

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Comodo is the largest CA in the world and it boasts a gigantic offering of SSL/TLS certificates with a range of warranties, site seals and validation levels. Comodo has made its name offering affordable security solutions, as well as code and email signing products, at prices that agree with almost any budget.

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The SSL Store™ Buyer's Guide

So now you understand what an SSL/TLS Certificate is, how it works and what you'll need to do in order to get one issued and running on your website. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. There's a whole range of factors that determine what type of certificate is right for you and your website.

There's also additional benefits and features that you may want to take advantage of to help you leverage your newly purchased SSL Certificate for all it's worth. In order to make the right decision for you and your company, you'll need all the information.

Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide