GeoTrust, Inc., a leader in identity and security solutions for e-business and the world’s second largest certificate authority, today announced that it has been named by EarthLink, Inc. as the provider of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates for its Web hosting and e-commerce packages designed for small businesses and home office users.
“Online security has become a necessity for anyone conducting business over the Internet, including small businesses and smaller Web retailers,” said Tom Andrus, vice president of products and services at EarthLink. “Working with GeoTrust, we have been able to make the process for securing SSL certificates fast, simple and affordable for our customers.”
By offering its customers access to GeoTrust’s patent-pending, fully automated vetting and certificate issuance process, EarthLink customers can easily and rapidly apply for and receive digital certificates for securing Web domains. GeoTrust’s service has become one of the most popular processes for securing Web sites and has revolutionized the way thousands of companies around the world verify identities online.
“We are pleased that a hosting company of EarthLink’s size and stature has selected GeoTrust SSL certificates,” said Neal Creighton, president, CEO and co-founder of GeoTrust, Inc. “Businesses large and small are increasingly choosing GeoTrust because of the simplicity, convenience and reliability of our QuickSSL issuance process. By working with GeoTrust, EarthLink is able to provide a great Web site security solution to its customers.”
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