Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate
Affordable Code Signing Certificate with Microsoft SmartScreen Trust
Removes SmartScreen warnings? Yes
Removes Unknown Publisher warnings? Yes
Time it takes to issue:5-10 days
- Trusted by Microsoft Windows SmartScreen.
- Most affordable EV code signing certificate.
- Private key is generated and shipped on a secure USB token.
Sectigo EV Code Signing Highlights
Microsoft SmartScreen & kernel-mode compatible
Secure USB token protects your private key
Affordable pricing to fit nearly any budget
Removes OS, browser, and antivirus security warnings
Microsoft SmartScreen Trusted
Stop Microsoft SmartScreen popups from scaring your users away
Microsoft Defender SmartScreen is a proven tool for blocking malware and suspicious software, but unfortunately it sometimes triggers false positives for perfectly legitimate software. This is an especially common problem for new software releases—the best way to avoid your software being flagged by Microsoft SmartScreen is to sign your files with an EV code signing certificate.
Why Choose Sectigo?
Microsoft Windows SmartScreen Trusted
Lowest Pricing for EV Code Signing
Available for Individual Developers
Top Software Publishers Choose DigiCert Code Signing
Thanks to faster validation and globally trusted certificates, DigiCert Code Signing is the #1 choice for top software publishers like Google, Adobe, Oracle, Norton, Github and Avast to name a few.
Features and Benefits for All EV Code Signing Certificates
Secure USB Device
Keep your private key out of the hands of hackers—your private key and certificate will be generated and delivered to you on a secure USB device.
Hide Warning Messages
Your users don’t want to see a security warning message popup when installing your software—get rid of Unknown Publisher warnings with this code signing certificate.
Protect Your Users
Your users can be confident that they’re installing genuine software from a verified publisher when you digitally sign every executable you publish.
Increase Software Installs
Improve brand reputation and make it easier for users to complete the installation process by showing visible trust indicators.
Sectigo Code Signing Certificates protect your software using SHA-2 hashing, encrypted digital signatures, and 3072-bit private keys.
Show Your Verified Publisher Name
Show users that they can trust their software—display your name as a Verified Publisher when they start the install process.
Meets Industry Standards
Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificates meet or exceeds all relevant industry standards, including the requirements set by NIST and CA/Browser Forum authentication standards.
Signatures Valid Indefinitely
Use Sectigo’s included timestamping service to ensure that your digital signatures never expire. This way, your users can continue to use your executables even after your certificate expires.
Supported by Major Platforms
Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificates work across a wide variety of platforms, including Java, Adobe AIR, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Authenticode, Microsoft Office & VBA, and Mozilla Objects.
Supports Multiple File Types
The Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate supports a wide variety of software file formats, including exe, cab., .dll, .xpi, .xap, Adobe Air, VBA, Mozilla Objects, both 32-bit/64-bit.
Sign Unlimited Files
There’s no limit to the number of files you can sign with a Sectigo EV Code Signing Certificate, so you won’t need to worry about extra fees for using your certificate.
Secure Key Generation
Your private key will be securely generated by the certificate authority, then combined with the certificate and delivered on the USB token.
Sectigo EV Code Signing Features and Benefits
Sectigo offers the lowest pricing in the industry for trusted EV code signing certificates.
Will Remove SmartScreen Warnings?: Yes
Delivery Method: Physical mail
Issuance Time:5-10 Days
Will Remove Unknown Publisher Warnings?: Yes
Private Key: Stored on an external physical device
Mozilla Object files
Microsoft software formats (32 & 64 bit) including:
- EXE, MSI, CAB, DLL, OCX
- Kernel Software
- Microsoft Office & VBA
- Windows Driver Signing
Get your certificate issued faster with our validation concierge.
Let one of our code signing experts help you fast-track your paperwork so you can get validated sooner.
- We’ll help you identify the simplest paperwork option for your country and get the necessary forms completed and submitted for validation
- Have a question about the code signing process? Our support team is ready to help you 24/7 via phone, chat, or email.
- Hit a problem with the validation process? One of our code signing experts will help you troubleshoot the issue and fix it as quickly as possible.
Jacqueline SherrillValidation Concierge Agent
What customers are saying about our support team…
I am satisfied that your agent has solved the problems that plagued me for ten days. I did not understand the cause that generated the problem. At the next renewal I will seek your direct help.
MARIO FEDERICI, RTS ENGINEERING
Thank you so much for your support. Really appreciate your response time and quality.
SACHIN JAIN, REQUESTLY
SACHIN JAIN, REQUESTLY
I live and work in Bolivia, thanks to your support, we got the validation and we already have the certificate.
EDWIN RIOS, NOVA INTERACTIVA SRL
Joel was helpful and proactive in providing support. Couldn’t ask for better!
WILL SINGER, PALM TECH
Yasmin was fantastic to work with. Kind, clear and prompt – going above the call of duty! Really appreciate it!
SIDDHARTH MAHAJAN, GATEWAYVR PRIVATE LTD.
Incredibly impressed by the high-touch support, much appreciated!
MIKE TWERDAK, AURORA MULTIMEDIA CORP.
Agent answered my question even though I cancelled. I ended up making another order.
JOSH FRUSCELLA, LEVEL SEVEN