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  • Reliable domain and identity verification
  • Increase trustworthiness of your website
  • OV-SSL wildcard for all subdomain
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OV SSL Certificates price comparison


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GeoTrust True BusinessID

Protection for one domain name

Organisation Validated

Up to 256-bit encryption

£1,250,000 loss excess amount

Padlock display

Protection against phishing

Display the trustworthiness of your business

 All prices exclude VAT charged at 20%. VAT may be subject to change depending on your country of residence. Terms and conditions apply.


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GeoTrust Quick SSL Premium Wildcard

Protect a domain, including all of its subdomains

Domain Validated

Up to 256-bit encryption

£500,000 loss excess amount

Padlock display

Easy to activate on your website


[[PRICE]]

GeoTrust True BusinessID Wildcard

Protect a domain, including all of its subdomains

Organisation Validated

Up to 256-bit encryption

£1,250,000 loss excess amount

Padlock display

Protection against phishing

Display the trustworthiness of your business

 All prices exclude VAT charged at 20%. VAT may be subject to change depending on your country of residence. Terms and conditions apply.

What is an OV SSL certificate?

An OV SSL Certificate, short for Organization Validation SSL Certificate, is the name for one of three SSL validation levels.

SSL certificates add encryption to data transmission and verify the domain that then provides more security while surfing. A certification authority performs a check of various types of data, before issuing the certificate. In addition to the domain an OV certificates check not only the identity of its owner or the organisation behind the website, but also name, address and so on. The Secure Site OV SSL certificate displays a lock in the browser address bar once the verification of the website is complete, which in turn confirms to users that the website is trustworthy. This does mean that acquiring an Organization Validation (OV) SSL is imperative.

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SSL Certificates: OV vs. DV vs. EV

There are three different types of SSL certificates. We will compare what the differences are between DV-SSL vs. OV-SSL vs. EV-SSL certificates.

Comparison features
Domain Validation (DV) SSL
Organization Validation (OV) SSL
Extended Validation (EV) SSL

Certification authority

Verifies domain

Verifies domain and identity

Verifies domain, identity and authority to apply

Scope

Private and smaller websites or blogs that do not request user information

Commercial and non-commercial websites that request personal information from users

Professional websites of large (e-commerce) companies and business owners that have high traffic

Security level

Standard

High

Very High

Certification authority

Comparison features

Domain Validation (DV) SSL

Verifies domain

Organization Validation (OV) SSL

Verifies domain and identity

Extended Validation (EV) SSL

Verifies domain, identity and authority to apply

Scope

Comparison features

Domain Validation (DV) SSL

Private and smaller websites or blogs that do not request user information

Organization Validation (OV) SSL

Commercial and non-commercial websites that request personal information from users

Extended Validation (EV) SSL

Professional websites of large (e-commerce) companies and business owners that have high traffic

Security level

Comparison features

Domain Validation (DV) SSL

Standard

Organization Validation (OV) SSL

High

Extended Validation (EV) SSL

Very High

OV SSL - FAQ

The nature of your website and your desired level of security will determine which kind of SSL certificate is suitable for your purpose. A DV SSL certificate is more than sufficient for smaller projects and for private use for example. Whereas you should consider an advanced certificate type, i.e. OV SSL or EV SSL, if your scope is more complex or larger. A high level of security is guaranteed with both of these certificates. Even better is the EV variant, as it has the browser address line coloured green which indicates the highest level of protection. It also displays your company name to users, specifies the seriousness of your website.

It usually takes a few business days to verify an OV SSL certificate. Of course the more effort that is put in to verifying your data, the longer it takes to install your chosen certificate on your website.

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