Sectigo Code Signing SSL Certificate

Sectigo LogoIn 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.

Supported Platforms

  • Support for Windows 8.
  • Support for Windows 10.
  • Mozilla Objects File Signing.
  • Signing MS Silverlight applications and xaf files.
  • Signing MS Office macros and VBA (Visual Basic for Application) files.
  • AIR code signing.
  • Signing JAR applets.
  • Microsoft Authenticode – Signing any MS (32/64 bit) .exe, .dll, .ocx, .msi, .cab and kernel software.
  • Software signing for MacOS.

* This SSL certificate is available on a multi-year subscription basis. Check what it means and how much you can save thanks to it: Multi-year Subscription SSL Certificates

Product Name
Site Seal
Period of Validity
Sectigo SSL
Sectigo Code Signing SSL
up to 3 days
1 year
Sectigo SSL
Sectigo Code Signing SSL
up to 3 days
2 years*
Sectigo SSL
Sectigo Code Signing SSL
up to 3 days
3 years*

Key Benefits

  • Digitally sign 32-bit or 64-bit executables (.exe, .ocx, .dll, or other) or .cab files
  • Create a trusted point of sale – no matter where they download from, your customers can be sure that they are getting genuine software thanks to Sectigo Code Signing SSL.
  • Ensure authenticity – the use of Sectigo Code Signing SSL assures users that the software publisher is known and verified.
  • Ensure Integrity – Verifies that the code of the downloaded software has not been modified since publication (e.g. by adding malicious lines of code).
  • Wide application – Sectigo Code Signing SSL certificate is compatible with Microsoft Authenticode, Adobe Air, Java, Microsoft Office, Apple, Mozilla, Silverlight, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows XP.

Domain Validation (DV) SSL Certificate

It is possible to generate a Sectigo Code Signing SSL certificate for a private person (not running a business). In this case, you must provide documents proving your identity. The performed verification will allow the use of the Sectigo Code Signing SSL certificate to sign the software code. Verification takes up 3 business days.

Business/Organization Validation (OV) SSL Certificate

Business verification consists in checking the company through publicly available registers as well as providing company documents. The verification process takes 1-3 business days. Completing the verification will allow you to use the Sectigo Code Signing SSL certificate to sign the code.

Technical Support

As a valued customer, you get free technical support for any problems with your SSL certificate, questions related to SSL certificate usage, SSL certificate installation, or the life cycle of your SSL certificate.

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