StartSSL™ offer Free (Class 1) certificates which are domain or email validated.
Because the checks are performed mostly by electronic means, they require only minimal human intervention from our side. The validations are here to make sure, that the subscriber is the owner of the domain name, resp. email account.
The StartSSL™ Free certificates are intended for web sites which require protection of privacy and prevent eavesdropping. However information presented within these certificates, except the domain name and email address, are not verified.
Should you need higher validated certification check out our StartSSL™ Verified (Class 2) certificates.
- can perform a deep analysis of the configuration of any SSL web server on the public Internet !