Comodo is the world’s Second Largest Certification Authority.

Comodo is a leading global provider of Identity and Trust Assurance services on the Internet protecting over 100,000,000 online customers. Certification Authorities act as a trusted third party whose purpose is to securely sign certificates for network entities it has authenticated using secure means. Other network entities can then check the signature to verify that a CA has authenticated the bearer of a certificate.

The most common operational model illustrating this is the SSL certification and issuance business. This is where Comodo has created new technologies, processes and support to operationalize and secure SSL certification delivering high quality, high assurance certificates at a significant price reduction versus the historical market leader. The result; Comodo is today the world’s fastest growing and second largest Certification Authority setting the standards for next generation SSL certificates.

Comodo Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1998
  • Headquartered in NJ USA with global operations centres in the U.K, Japan, China, India and the Ukraine
  • 250 + Employees
  • A fully accredited AICPA/CICA WebTrust compliant Certification Authority – the highest globally-recognized standard.
  • 12 highly trusted public root certificates under ownership embedded within all major Web Browsers.
  • Comodo controls more than one-quarter of the worldwide digital certificate market.
  • One of the most diverse and largest portfolio of PKI-based digital certificates.
  • The only major independent SSL provider outside of the Verisign group of companies.
  • Founding members of the Certification Authority Browser Forum, a consortium of CAs and browser industry leaders that created the next generation of SSL certificates: Extended
  • Validation (EV) SSL
  • Securing more than 100,000,000 businesses and individuals worldwide.
  • 10,000 + Global partner network
  • Over 1 million digital certificates issued.
  • Comodo customers include: 7 of the top 10 fortune 1000, 5 of the top 7 U.S. universities, the top 2 global software providers, and 2 of the top 20 financial institutions.
  • Award winning Trust Logo programme - enables realtime verification of more than 500,000 websites.