SGC SuperCert Certificate
FAQs - Web Sevices
The Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) digital certificate is our premium SSL certificate, providing the highest possible protection in all circumstances. The SGC SuperCert offers 256-bit encryption in all browsers (released after Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x or Netscape 4.06). In older-browsers it ensures a minimum of 128-bit encryption to 99.9% of all users, even if the user's browser supports only 40-bit or 56-bit encryption.
You need an SGC SuperCert instead of our Web Server Certificate, if any of the following are true for your business:
- You have an International (non-US) audience/customer-base, or/and
- You need to provide the highest possible encryption for each and every visitor to your website, or/and
- You conduct medium to high-value e-commerce transactions via your web interface.
SGC SuperCert Features and Benefits
Encryption 256-bit with lowest possible encryption level of 128-bit protection for 99.9% of users even with older browsers Browser Ubiquity Highest in industry Certificate Details Domain and identity authentication and verification Certificate Authentication Stringent Business Verification and Authentication Average Issuance Speed Less than 2 days thawte Trusted Site Seal Yes - free (available in multiple languages) Root CA Yes Free Reissues Upto 5 times from Issuance until Expiry 1 Secures Internationalized Domains Yes (thawte is the first Certification Authority to have all its SSL certificates support IDN character sets.) SGC Technology Yes (only a few CAs can offer this.)