Comparison between available SSL Certificates from Print

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About Validation Methods:

Before a certificate authority issues an SSL Certificate, they validate the information provided in the certificate request. The more complete the validation, the more site visitors trust the certificate.

Domain Validation: Validates domain is registered and someone with admin rights is aware of and approves the certificate request.

Organization Validation: Validates domain ownership, plus organization information included in the certificate (name, city, state, country).

Extended Validation: Validates domain ownership and organization information, plus legal existence of the organization and that the organization is aware of and approves the request.

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