|Description||online security services company|
GeoTrust, Inc., an online security services company, provides digital certificates for secure online transactions and business over the Internet in the Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe. The company’s products include SSL certificates that offer extended validation, full organization validation, or domain authentication; signing products, which bind people with electronic documents or code through digital signatures for the trusted exchange of information and applications; and SSL for the enterprise that creates a secure channel between servers and users. It offers retail, developer, ISP and Web host, education, financial services, healthcare, and government solutions. In addition, the company provides retail and reseller services for SSL encryption, and Website authentication, digital signatures, code signing, secure email, and enterprise SSL products. It has strategic partnerships with 1&1 Internet, Ltd.; Tucows, Inc.; The Planet; eNom; Secure128; IPOWERWEB; Alabanza; Digital River; Intermedia.NET; Hostway; OLM, LLC; SAVVIS, Inc.; Trustico; and GlobeHosting.com. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Watertown, Massachusetts. As of September 1, 2006, GeoTrust, Inc. was a subsidiary of VeriSign, Inc. As of August 9, 2010, GeoTrust, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Symantec Corporation.