Code Signing Certificates

What is a code signing certificate? A code signing certificate is a digital certificate that contains certain information that identifies an organisation, and that has been issued by a Certificate Authority. The digital certificate binds the identity of an organisation to a public key, itself linked to a corresponding private key pair. This private and public key system is called a PKI infrastructure. The developer signs their code with their private key, while the end user uses the developer's public key to verify the identity of the developer.

Sectigo DV Code Signing Certificate
Code Signing certificates are used to digitally sign applications and software programs to verify the source of the file along with code integrity. This is especially important for software publishers who distribute through third-party download sites, over which they may have no control.
Major operating systems including Microsoft Windows will show end users an error message if the software they are trying to install is not signed by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate
The Sectigo EV Code Signing certificates include all the benefits of regular code signing and introduce essential features to increase security and improve customer trust including a rigorous vetting process and two factor authentication.
Assert maximum publisher identity, gain a boost from Microsoft SmartScreen with Sectigo EV Code Signing.
The Sectigo Extended Validation Code Signing certificate is the ultimate way to sign your scripts and executables.
Assert maximum publisher identity thanks to the extensive validation performed by Sectigo before issuance. Not only will your downloads avoid being flagged by browsers and antivirus programs, they’ll also get a reputational boost from the Microsoft SmartScreen filter. There’s no other way to achieve this, making it a near-necessity for upstart software developers.
EV Code Signing certificates also feature unparalleled private key security, owing to the fact that keys are stored on offline hardware fobs, making them impossible to compromise simply by breaching the network.
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