Validation Type: DV
As a Domain Validated (DV) certificate, the Comodo Essential SSL can be issued in just a few minutes. All that Comodo has to do is verify that you own the domain you wish to cover. This can be done by answering a simple email or placing a file in your code
The Comodo Essential SSL certificate offers basic 128-bit encryption and can also be issued with the higher 256-bit encryption. This certificate is also signed with a 2048-bit root.
This certificate is only available for one domain. But, if you need to cover subdomains, you could go with the Comodo Essential SSL Wildcard certificate, which will cover one main domain and an unlimited amount of subdomains.
Browser compatibility is around 99.3%.
This certificate doesn’t boast the strongest mobile compatibility in the world.
We would strongly recommend the Comodo SSL Certificate if customers are likely to access your site from a mobile device, as this certificate is much more mobile-friendly.
** = EV upgrades are for the first year of your certificate term and are limited to one upgrade per-domain.
** This certificate does not work for Exchange Servers
This certificate comes with a basic Comodo Secure Site Seal. Since this is a simple Domain Validated (DV) certificate, the Comodo Essential site seal is static and will not display any company information. But, your customers will be able to see that your domain has been vetted by a third-party security expert.
The Comodo Essential SSL certificate is backed by a standard $10,000 warranty. So, In the unlikely event that your site is breached and a customer of yours incurs losses because of this breach, you will be compensated for up to $10,000 by the Certification Authority (CA), Comodo.
When you purchase a Comodo SSL certificate, you're putting yourself in extremely good company. How good? Well, for example, 7 of the 10 top fortune 500 companies in the world are using Comodo branded certificates. If you want your business to be trusted on a level similar to the top companies on the planet, Comodo certificates are a great place to start. This brand is one of the most trusted in the world, as Comodo certificates are the most common SSL on the internet. Online customers are running into the Comodo trust seal on a very frequent basis, and they are quickly recognizing that websites protected by this brand are safe to do business with. As this brand offers a wide range of certificates under its umbrella, businesses of all shapes and sizes are sure to find a security solution that matches their exact needs.