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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+ (Vista)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7+ (XP)*
    • Opera 9.5+
    • Firefox 3+
    • Google Chrome 0.3.154.9 +
    • Apple Safari 3.2 +
    • Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod 3.0 +
  • Web Browsers (SSL/TLS enabled)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 5.01+
    • Mozilla Firefox 1.0+
    • Opera 6.1+
    • Apple Safari 1.0+
    • Google Chrome
    • AOL 5+
    • Netscape Communicator 4.51+
    • Red Hat Linux Konqueror (KDE)
    • Microsoft WebTV
    • Camino
    • Konqueror (KDE) 2.0.0 +
  • Email Clients (S/MIME)
    • Microsoft Outlook 99+
    • Microsoft Entourage (OS/X)
    • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0+
    • Qualcomm Eudora 6.2+
    • Lotus Notes (6+)
    • Netscape Communicator 4.51+
    • Mulberry Mail
    • Apple Mail
    • Mail.app
    • Windows Mail
    • The Bat
  • Major Operating Systems
    • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 (all versions inc 32/64 bit)
    • Apple MAC OS 9.0+ (circa 2002), includes 10.5.X and 10.6.X
    • All Major Linux Distributions (Debian, Ubuntu etc.)
  • Default API Support within Hosting Control Panels
    • WHMCS
    • Ubersmith
    Mobile OSs, Micro Browsers, Handsets & Game Consoles
    • Android (inclusion carrier specific)
    • Samsung Galaxy Note
    • Google Nook
    • Kobo eReader
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Apple iPhone, iPod Safari
    • Microsoft Windows Mobile 7+
    • Microsoft Windows CE 4.0
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer Pocket PC 2003
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer Smartphone 2003
    • RIM Blackberry 4.3.0
    • NTT / DoCoMo
    • SoftBank Mobile
    • KDDI
    • Brew
    • PalmOS 5.x
    • Netfront 3.0+
    • Opera 4.10+
    • Openwave mobile browser 6.20+
    • Major Operators inc. Vodafone, Orange, AT&T
    • Major Handset providers SonyEricsson, Nokia, Alcatel & Palm (S40/S60/S80/OSSO) based Handsets from 2002
    • Sony PlayStation Portable
    • Sony PlayStation 3
    • Nintendo Wii
  • 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+)
    • Mozilla Suite v0.9.8+
    • SeaMonkey
    • OpenSSL.org’s OpenSSL v0.9.5+
    • Google Checkout
  • Document Security Platforms
    • Adobe Certified Document Services (CDS) for Adobe PDF
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, InfoPath)
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