DigiCert EV Code Signing Certificate
The DigiCert EV Code Signing Certificate instantly builds trust with Microsoft’s SmartScreen® Application Reputation filter.
The DigiCert Extended Validation (EV) Code Signing Certificate offers all the benefits of the DigiCert Code Signing Certificate, plus more! With this EV code signing cert, you can tamper-proof your software, offer safe downloads to customers, and prevent warning messages from popping up when users attempt to download your software. This is all done with the encrypted digital signature your DigiCert EV certificate applies to your software.
And when we say this cert prevents warning messages, we mean all types of warning messages. This certificate instantly builds trust with Microsoft’s SmartScreen® Application Reputation filter—a security filter that’s incredibly frustrating for software publishers. It is notorious for tanking download opportunities by pushing loud warning messages that scare off users. Fortunately, this will not be a problem for you, because you have a secret weapon – the DigiCert EV Code Signing Certificate.
Make sure your customers don’t see this when installing your software:
The Highest Level of Security
And the benefits of this cert don’t stop there! This is truly a premium code signing certificate and it comes with two-factor authentication. This means that after you purchase the DigiCert EV Code Signing Certificate, you will be a sent a physical USB device that has the private key stored on it. That way, you have complete control as only the holder of the USB device can sign code with your new DigiCert EV Code Signing Certificate. This is the highest level of security you can have for a code signing certificate!
Avoid These Pitfalls
Without the DigiCert EV Code Signing Certificate, your software can trigger warning messages. This can cause:
- Your download rates to suffer
- A loss of revenue
- A loss of trust from end-users
- Your brand integrity to be damaged from users who interact with your product and via word of mouth