In times of high competition on the software market, maximizing the success of the software created means the necessity to offer it also outside the standard website. Current marketing models require distribution through multiple channels – e.g. external download sites, resellers, mirrors, partners, etc. How do you maintain control over code integrity in the face of external sources? How to inform your customers that they are not downloading a counterfeit and modified version of your software?
This is where digital code signing with the Sectigo (formerly Comodo) Code Signing SSL certificate comes in handy. The certificate will effectively protect your brand and ensure that your customers worldwide are secure that the software they download is authentic and unmodified by third parties.
Who needs code signing certificates?
When customers buy software from a software manufacturer’s store, the source of that software is obvious. The same software may be modified by third parties when downloaded over the Internet. Any software publisher planning to distribute code or content over the Internet may expose their software to modification, spoofing, etc. Code signing certificates, including Sectigo Code Signing SSL, immediately inform customers that they can trust the software they are downloading by checking the integrity of the code and verifying the authenticity of the code. company (manufacturer).
- Verifies the identity of the publisher.
- Checks the integrity of the content.
- It protects the software against manipulation.
- Improves customer confidence.
- Increases the number of software downloads.
- You avoid Windows error messages.
- It protects the reputation and brand of a software publisher.
- Creates a trusted software distribution.