Secure Internet transactions Offer your customers a trustworthy environment and boost your sales!• 93% of all In today’s world, where rumors spread across the planetWeb users within seconds via social networks, where maintainingprefer to shopon sites that data conﬁdentiality is increasingly complex, and wheredisplay the cybercriminality has no borders or limits, certiﬁcates aregreen bar. the only means of preserving your brand image and pro- tecting your partner and customer data. They bring true added value by increasing customer conversion rates.• 97% of all Six good reasons to installWeb usersare more an SSL certificate:inclined to 1. Establish trust-based relationshipsshare credit with your customers and partners.card informa-tion on sites 2. Win new customers and prospectsthat display who only trust secured sites.the green bar. 3. Strengthen your company’s image and credibility. 4. Meet requirements imposed by online payment organizations. 5. Secure access to your company servers. 6. Authenticate and certify the integrity of what you produce and disseminate.
The SSL(Secure Sockets Layer) Establish your credibilitycertiﬁcate is like in a connected worlda piece of ID. Price is a decisive argument in any purchase, but on the Web, it’s not enough!It is a vital aspect of the Faced with the rise of cybercriminality, it is essentialauthentication phases to provide a secure environment for your customers.(so that passwords donot circulate in plain Now is the time to opt for SSL certiﬁcates!text) and paymentphases (so that bankaccount and credit carddetails do not circulateunencrypted).Certiﬁcates are issued Develop your competitive advantageto websites by organi-zations called Online retailers are not the only ones who needCertiﬁcate Authorities certiﬁcates.after control procedureswhose complexity Whether a company wants to protect access to its extra- net, messaging system or FTP server, it has everythingvaries depending on the to gain by implementing SSL connections.type of the certiﬁcaterequested. The SSL certiﬁcate will create a trustworthy climate and strengthen your site’s credibility. It can even turn into aThere are several competitive advantage, as customers are more inclinedcertiﬁcate categories, to shop on sites whose owner can be veriﬁed and thatsome of which offer effectively protect their sensitive data.little beneﬁt whileothers create a trueclimate of trust.This second categoryfulﬁlls a double role byidentifying your com-pany and its website,and encrypting the dataexchanged between thesite and its visitors.
Overview Choosing the right level of security Several certiﬁcate categories are available to meet aChoose from: variety of needs:• SSL EV by Keynectisto effectively protect Domain Validation (DV): this certiﬁcate offers little bene-your online webstore ﬁt because it merely veriﬁes your website informationand establish trust-basedrelationships. using WHOIS; cybercriminals can easily obtain these certiﬁcates and use them in their scams.• SSL OV by Keynectis Organization Validation (OV): this certiﬁcate guaranteesto certify your domain the truthfulness of company information, which is veri-name and guarantee yourcompany’s existence. ﬁed prior to certiﬁcate issuance by means of a company registration certiﬁcate or other ofﬁcial document. It does not, however, guarantee company ownership of• SSL DV by Keynectis the site.to certify and encryptyour company’s intranetconnection. Extended Validation (EV): this is the only certiﬁcate that enables you to establish a veritable trust-based rela- tionship with your customers, because company iden-• K.Sign for PDF tity, website ownership and so forth are veriﬁed.to sign your PDFdocuments and certify The Certiﬁcate Authority also checks whether the sitethat the originals have has been blacklisted and contacts company senior exe-not been modiﬁed. cutives to verify their existence. When an EV certiﬁcate is used, the color of the browser address bar automati- cally turns to green. Installing your certificate It is extremely simple to install a certiﬁcate on your server.How much does it cost? First you must gather all the information required to obtain a certiﬁcate, based on the category you have chosen.Certiﬁcate prices vary de- Warning: this data must be veriﬁable.pending on their category, Select the desired encryption key size and generate a CSR (Certiﬁcate Signing Request) ﬁle containing all of this infor-ranging from €100 to €600 mation, using the special menu provided or the commandon average. lines on your web server. If your site is hosted by a third party, ask them to do this for you.They are issued for a Next, submit the CSR ﬁle to a Certiﬁcate Authority (CA)limited duration, renewable such as Keynectis, which will verify the authenticity of yourupon certiﬁcate expiration. data using audited procedures. Once the data has been veriﬁed, your CA sends you a “.cert” ﬁle. Simply install this ﬁle on your server.
Keynectis, a partner to secure your digital identities and transactions Keynectis has specialized in protecting identities, data and human communications in a connected world for over 12 years. It is also a world-renowned Certi cate Authority. Keynectis o ers a wide range of certi cates, products and services covering the full spectrum of infrastructure and trust-based application needs. Keynectis also has experts and solutions tailored to meet your speci c requirements. As a responsible corporation, Keynectis is aware of the role it plays in Internet security, and continually strives to build awareness among businesses and the general public, as illustrated by its latest guide on certi cates, intended for the general public. Feel free to download this guide and post it on your website in order to increase awa- reness about your added value while also combating fraudulent sites, which can harm your image and your market.Choosing Keynectis means . . .• The highest quality in terms of security (for instance, we use only 2048-bit encryption keys)• Personalized support in the language of your choice• 24-7 support, regardless of the problem encountered 1• The assurance of having certificates in line with the latest French regulatory standards• The guarantee that your certificates will be recognized by all currently used browsers, including 2 mobile devices (1) As an international Certificate Authority, Keynectis stores its customers’ data in France according to procedures approved by the French government (decree by the French Prime Minister). Should any problems arise, French law will be applicable. (2) Keynectis has signed agreements with all major vendors so that your certificate will be recognized by the stationary or mobile browsers used by your customers. To ﬁnd out more about our products and services, visit: http://www.keynectis.com/fr/produits-et-services.html Patrick Duboys - Product Marketing Manager - Phone: +33 (0)1 55 64 22 35 - firstname.lastname@example.org Protecteur d’identité Protecteur de liberté dans un monde connecté