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SSL Certificate Authorities Blog

Category SSL Certificate Authorities

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 26 July 2017

IdenTrust, which is used as root certificate for Let's Encrypt, is now used by 28.6% of all websites, but only by 1.6% of the top 1000 sites.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 29 May 2017

IdenTrust, which is used as root certificate for Let's Encrypt, is now used by 10% of all websites, up from 0.8% one year ago.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 23 March 2017

34.1% of all websites have a valid SSL certificate, up from 14.4% two years ago.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 16 March 2017

The top 3 SSL certificate provider Comodo, Identrust and Symantec together occupy 81.8% of the SSL certificate market.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 15 February 2017

Only 32.4% of all websites and 78.8% of the top 1000 sites have a valid SSL certificate.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 24 January 2017

Comodo SSL certificates are now used by 13.8% of websites, up from 7.2% one year ago.

Web Technologies of the Year 2016

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 3 January 2017

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 19 December 2016

IdenTrust, which is used as root certificate for Let's Encrypt, moved up to rank #2 in the SSL certificate authorities market report, only behind Comodo.

The impact of Let's Encrypt on the SSL certificate market

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 26 September 2016

Let's Encrypt, the issuer of free SSL certificates, has been expected to disrupt the SSL certificate market. We have a look 10 months after they started their public beta phase.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 4 August 2016

IdenTrust, which is used as root certificate for Let's Encrypt, has 46.7% SSL certificate authorities market share in France.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 6 July 2016

Every 50 seconds one of the top 10 million websites starts using IdenTrust, which is used as root certificate for Let's Encrypt.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 19 April 2016

Being used as root certificate for Let's Encrypt, IdenTrust climbed up to rank 5 in the SSL certificate authority survey.

Web Technologies of the Year 2015

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 4 January 2016

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 11 November 2015

Comodo has reached an SSL certificate authorities market share of 40%, up from 34.7% eight months ago.

Comodo has become the most widely used SSL certificate authority

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 17 February 2015

Comodo overtakes Symantec in our surveys of SSL certificate authorities.

Web technologies of the year 2014

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 5 January 2015

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 3 November 2014

Usage of GlobalSign SSL certificates jumped from 3.8% of all websites to 5.2% in only one month.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 25 August 2014

Usage of DigiCert as SSL certificate authority more than doubled in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 30 January 2014

Comodo is the most popular SSL certificate authority in Germany.

Web technologies of the year 2013

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 6 January 2014

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 18 December 2013

DigiCert is the most popular SSL certificate authority in Lithuania.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 12 December 2013

Globalsign grows its SSL certificate authorities market share to 10%, up from 7.8% one year ago.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 7 November 2013

Usage of DigiCert increased by 74% in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 9 October 2013

Comodo is the fastest growing SSL certificate provider at the moment.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 30 July 2013

GlobalSign is now the SSL certificate authority of 2.8% of all websites, up from 1.8% one year ago.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 27 May 2013

GlobalSign is the most popular SSL certificate authority in France.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 12 April 2013

DigiCert is the fastest growing SSL certificate authority at the moment.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 23 January 2013

10.8% of all websites use a self-signed SSL certificate.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 17 December 2012

SwissSign gained 80% of its SSL certificate sites in the last two months.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 9 October 2012

GlobalSign is currently gaining market share from all other SSL certificate authorities.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 18 September 2012

Symantec (GeoTrust, Thawte, Verisign) has 43.6% of the SSL certificate market, over 50% for high-traffic sites.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 7 August 2012

Verizon is the SSL certificate authority with the highest share of high traffic sites in its user base.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 31 May 2012

29.3% of all websites use a valid SSL certificate.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 24 May 2012

Survey of SSL certificate authorities

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 14 May 2012

A new category of surveys shows the usage and market share of SSL certificate authorities.

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