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Domain validated (DV) or classic (OV) SSL?

In the webshop two certificate types can be ordered differing in the method of issuance and verification. We give you help in choosing the proper certificate type as well as understanding the essential differences between the two types.



When to choose a NETLOCK domain validated (DV) automatic SSL certificate?

This solution works mainly when the primary aim is to encrypt communication on the given domain and the users already have a high trust in the carefully elaborated system. We propose to use this kind of certificate for a domain where the possibility of the so-called "man-in-the-middle" attack is slight. The possible areas of usage may be smaller e-commerce units (webshops) or e-mail servers.


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When to choose a NETLOCK organization validated classic (OV) SSL certificate?

We propose to use this kind of certificate if you need secure communication through the website of your company, included your organization name in the certificate to increase trust in your clients. Possible areas for usage are banks, remarkable webshops with higher number of customers, SSL VPN areas; VOIP and web based services (community pages, online backup, online team collaborations, CLOUD services, etc.).


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