Most internet users associate the presence of a valid SSL certificate with an increased level of assurance. Netcraft offers several services which help CAs to protect their reputation and also give them an edge in a competitive marketplace.
Netcraft provides these services to certificate authorities such as DigiCert, GlobalSign, Entrust, and GoDaddy amongst others.
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The SSL/TLS protocol — used to protect sensitive communication across the internet — combines encryption with authentication, providing a private connection to the intended recipient. To achieve this, SSL certificates bind together a...Learn More
Phishing Alerts for SSL Certificate Authorities
While the majority of phishing attacks run over HTTP, a significant number run on sites for which SSL certificates have been issued. In July 2012 alone, Netcraft found phishing attacks using a total of 505 unique valid SSL certificates from widely trusted issuers.Learn More
Hosting Provider Index
The Hosting Provider Index provides a comprehensive view of the web hosting industry. Netcraft has researched all of the hosting locations with at least twenty web-facing servers found by our Web Server Survey. The dataset includes around eight-and-a-half...Learn More
Certificate Issuance Security Testing
Netcraft’s Web Application Tests thoroughly audit both the certificate issuance process and any related web applications used to manage certificates, including those dedicated to user control panels, re-issuance, re-keying, and revocation interfaces....Learn More
Pre-Issuance Certificate Checking
Netcraft’s Pre-Issuance Certificate Checking service can be used by certificate authorities to check that certificates they issue are compliant with the CA/Browser Forum’s Baseline Requirements and EV Guidelines in real-time. It also identifies...Learn More
Netcraft BR, EV and CT Compliance Checking for Certificate Authorities
This certificate, issued by GoDaddy, violates the Baseline Requirements and produces a warning in Chrome. It was issued between July 2012 and April 2015 and has a validity period of more than 60 months. In order for their issued SSL certificates to...Learn More
Deceptive Domain Score
Netcraft’s Deceptive Domain Score is a tool for domain registrars, registries, and certificate authorities to analyse the likelihood that a domain name will be used for fraudulent activities. The service identifies domain names that are deceptively...Learn More