Web Hosting News Launches Thawte SSL for Securing Corporate Websites

March 01
17:31 2011

Website HostingVancouver, WA –, a leading global domain name registrar and security solutions specialist, today introduced a corporate class website security solution built around Thawte® SSL Certificates.

By offering two types of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protection from Thawte, a globally recognized certificate authority, Dotster can offer its domain registration and website hosting customers a range of security solutions for both large corporations and up and coming ecommerce websites. Thawte’s quick yet robust authentication allows companies to easily secure their websites without the hassle typified by other SSL providers. Meanwhile, Thawte’s state-of-the-art encryption protects online transactions, communications and data exchanges.

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* With Dotster’s new Thawte® SSL123 Certificates, rapid domain validation allows companies to set up a secure website and prevent malicious hacker attacks in minutes. Starting at $42.99 per year, Dotster’s Thawte SSL123 Certificates also feature the latest industrial grade 256-bit browser encryption.
* Dotster also offers Thawte’s SSL WebServer, which features 256-bit encryption and full validation of both the domain and the business operating it. The Thawte® SSL WebServer is perfect for high-volume ecommerce sites or any website that needs to show the highest level trustmark.

“In the global ecommerce landscape, Thawte is widely recognized and trusted, and that’s why we received overwhelming feedback from our customers demanding we offer Thawte SSL123 and Thawte’s SSL WebServer,” said Dotster CEO Clint Page. “Secure site seals and trustmarks from globally recognized certificate authorities like Thawte instantly show website visitors that their personal data is safeguarded and that they’re dealing with a site that has been independently verified. In short, Thawte inspires trust online.”

The Thawte® Trusted Site Seal , which is displayed on any site protected by Thawte SSL, is available in 18 languages and helps users verify the identity of websites in their own language. To date, Thawte has issued more than 945,000 SSL and code signing certificates since 1995, protecting identities and transactions in more than 240 countries.

“Cybercrime continues to threaten online businesses and their visitors,” said Spiros Theodossiou, director of product management at Thawte. “Securing websites and encrypting valuable data is essential for these businesses and their customers. Thawte is thrilled to partner with Dotster as a domain registrar and web hosting source that delivers high assurance SSL certificates at an amazing value. With Thawte SSL, Dotster can provide businesses with the solutions they need to reassure online visitors that the site they are using is authentic and the transaction is secured.”

More information about Thawte SSL products through Dotster is available at

About Thawte
Thawte is a leading global Certification Authority, providing online security trusted by millions around the world. Expert multilingual support, robust authentication practices, and easy online management make Thawte the best value for SSL certificates and code signing certificates. Thawte’s digital certificates are used globally to secure servers, provide data encryption, authenticate users and protect privacy through stringent authentication and verification processes.

About Dotster
Dotster, Inc., an ICANN-accredited global top 10 domain registrar since 2000, makes it simple for small- to medium sized businesses and individuals to create and grow an effective web presence. Helping more than one million people make an impact on the web, Dotster offers a complete suite of services including SSL website security, do-it-yourself website tools, domain registration, web hosting, business email, custom website design, and online marketing all backed by 24/7 customer support.

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