High Assurance SSL Certificates Comparison

High Assurance SSL Prices & Features Comparison Chart

CERTIFICATE AUTHORITY symantec comodo thawte geotrust
FEATURES Symantec Secure Site Pro with EV Comodo EV SSL Thawte Web Server with EV GeoTrust True BusinessID with EV
PRICE FOR 1 YEAR $1,199.00 $299.00 $179.00 $179.00
PRICE FOR 2 YEARS $1,049.00/Yr $262.50/Yr $156.50/Yr $149.00/Yr
MULTIPLE YEAR OPTIONS Yes Yes Yes Yes
DOMAINS SECURED Domains Secured 1 FQDN; up to 5 with added SAN Single Domain Name (FQDN) domain.com and www.domain.com Single Domain Name (FQDN) Single Domain Name (FQDN)
ISSUANCE SPEED 2-3 weeks 1 week 5 to 10 working days 10 Working Days
VALIDATION REQUIRED Organization and Domain Validation Organization Validated to EV guidelines Domain and identity authentication and verification Extensive Business and Domain Validation
NOTIFICATION LEVEL IN BROWSERS Organization Name Highlighted Green in Address Bar Green Address Bar Green address bar, domain name, and business name shown on certificate IE7 Green Address Bar + Domain Name and Business Name Shown On Certificate
ENCRYPTION STRENGTH Up to 256-bit, Automatic step-up to 128 minimum (SGC) Up to 256-bit Up to 256-bit Up to 256 Bit
BROWSER
COMPATIBILITY
99.9% 99.3% 99% 99%
INCLUDES SITE SEAL Norton™ Secured Seal Dynamic Thawte site seal GeoTrust site seal
DAILY MALWARE SCANNING Yes No No No
FREE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT Yes No No No
REISSUE Free Unlimited Reissuance unlimited for the lifespan of the certificate Free
SERVER LICENSE Single Server - Additional server licenses may be purchased Free Unlimited Server Licenses Single Server–additional server licenses may be purchased Unlimited – Install on any number of servers
SUPPORT OPTIONS Yes Yes Yes Yes
WARRANTY $1,500,000 $250,000 $750,000 $550,000
GREEN ADDRESS BAR Yes Yes Yes Yes
REFUND POLICY 30 Days 30 Days 30 Days 30 Days