EV SSL Certificates Comparison

CERTIFICATE AUTHORITY

Symantec Secure Site Pro with EV Symantec Secure Site with EV geotrust thawte
Features Secure Site Pro with EV Secure Site with EV True BusinessId with EV Web Server EV
PRICE FOR 1 YEAR $1,059.00 $779.00 $159.00 $499.00
PRICE FOR 2 YEARS $1,854.00 $1,364.00 $278.00 $874.00
MULTIPLE YEAR OPTIONS Yes Yes Yes Yes
DOMAINS SECURED Single Domain Name (FQDN) Single Domain Name (FQDN) Both www and non www Single Domain Name (FQDN)
ISSUANCE SPEED 2-3 Weeks 2-3 Weeks 10 Working Days 5-10 Working Days
VALIDATION REQUIRED Business and Domain Validation Extensive Business and Domain Validation Extensive Business and Domain Validation Domain and identity authentication and verification
NOTIFICATION LEVEL IN BROWSERS Domain Name and Business Name Shown On Certificate EV Up grader Green Address Bar + Domain Name and Business Name Shown On Certificate EV Up grader IE7 Green Address Bar + Domain Name and Business Name Shown On Certificate Green address bar, domain name, and business name shown on certificate EV
Upgrader
ENCRYPTION STRENGTH Up to 256-bit, Automatic step-up (SGC) Up to 256-bit, Automatic step-up (SGC) Upto 256 Bit Upto 256 Bit
BROWSER
COMPATIBILITY
99% 99% 99% 99% for green bar Windows 7+ browser
INCLUDES SITE SEAL Yes Yes Yes Yes
NUMBER OF FREE REISSUES ALLOWED 30 Days 30 Days FREE self-service reissues during validity period Yes - unlimited for the lifespan of the certificate
SERVER LICENSE Single Server - Additional server licenses may be purchased Single Server - Additional server licenses may be purchased Unlimited Server Single Server - Additional server licenses may be purchased
SUPPORT OPTIONS Yes Yes Yes No
WARRANTY $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $500,000 $750,000
GREEN ADDRESS BAR Yes Yes Yes Yes