Increase User Confidence and Trust
Code Signing Certificates are used by software developers to digitally sign apps, drivers, and software programs as a way for end-users to verify that the code they receive has not been altered or compromised by a third party. They include your signature, your company’s name, and if desired, a timestamp.
Code Signing Certificates ensure that users won’t receive a warning message at installation or start-up and are ideal for securing:
How Code Signing Works
Signing the Code
Verifying the Code Integrity
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Why Choose DigiCert for Code Signing?
Protect Your Customers
Code Signing Certificates allow your customers to verify that the code is authentic and has not been tampered with. DigiCert code signing protects your software against theft and malware.
Efficient Monitoring and Enforcement
When a piece of code is digitally signed, you can easily detect modified files. Additionally, code signed with a DigiCert timestamp tells a user that the code was signed with a valid certificate even after the actual code signing certificate expires.
Meet Partner Requirements
Your partners and the channels that distribute your software expect you to safeguard their valuable customers' data. Signing software shows commitment to their safety and is often a contractual requirement.
Maintain Brand Reputation
Your customers expect a smooth and professional installation process when they download your software. Digitally signed programs that avoid warning messages help keep your users safe and protects your brand.
Increased User Adoption
Downloading software usually requires caution, however, signing code helps avoid warning messages from browsers and builds trust in you as a publisher; this results in an increased adoption rate.
Simplified Certificate Installation
Award-Winning Customer Service
DigiCert has the best technical support team in the business, which means no long phone queues or wait times. We have support experts available 24/7 to answer any of your questions.