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Certificate Authority Root

A brief explanation

GlobalSign Certificate Authority Root

In today’s interconnected world, your online solutions need to interact seamlessly with customers connecting to your web server, reading your emails, running your code or trusting your electronic documents. The GlobalSign Root Certicate is present in every popular machine, device, application and platform that utilizes the trust of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) e.g. SSL/TLS, S/MIME, Code Signing and Document Signing.

GlobalSign mandates 2048 bit keys across its entire Digital Certificate portfolio in compliance with CA/Browser Forum guidelines and NIST recommendations.

Supported Applications, Operating Systems & Platforms

  • Extended Validation Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7+
    • Opera 9.5+
    • Firefox 3+
    • Google Chrome 0.3.154.9 +
    • Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod 3.0+
  • Web Browsers (SSL/TLS enabled)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 6+
    • Mozilla Firefox 2.0+
    • Opera 9.26+
    • Google Chrome
  • Email Clients (S/MIME)
    • Microsoft Outlook 2003+
    • Mozilla Thunderbird
    • Qualcomm Eudora 6.2+
    • Lotus Notes (6+)
    • Netscape Communicator 4.51+
    • Apple Mail
    • Mail.app
    • The Bat
  • Major Operating Systems
    • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7,and 8 (all versions inc 32/64 bit)
    • Apple MAC OS 10.5X onwards
    • All Major Linux Distributions (Debian, Ubuntu etc.)
    • Java SE 6 Update 3+
  • Mobile OSs, Micro Browsers, Handsets & Game Consoles
    • Android (inclusion carrier specific)
    • Apple Safari for iPhone, iPod, iPad
    • Microsoft Windows Mobile 7+
    • RIM Blackberry 4.3.0+
    • NTT / DoCoMo
    • SoftBank Mobile
    • KDDI
    • Opera 9.26+
    • Major Operators inc. Vodafone, EE, Sprint, AT&T
    • Major Handset providers SonyEricsson, Nokia, Alcatel & Palm (S40/S60/S80/OSSO) based Handsets from 2002
    • Sony PlayStation Vita
    • Sony PlayStation 3 & 4
  • Application Suites
    • Microsoft Authenticode & Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
    • Adobe AIR
    • Sun Java JRE (1.4.2 Update 16+, 5.0 Update 13+, 6 Update 3+)
    • SeaMonkey
    • Google Checkout
    • NSS 3.11.10+
  • Additional Communities
    • The Digital TV Group (www.dtg.org.uk)
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