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Certificate Level Of Assurance

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Certificate Level Of Assurance (or Certificate Validation Levels) Over the last few years the number of organizations using SSL/TLS Certificates has increased dramatically.

Certificate Level Of Assurance is controlled by the CA-Browser Forum in the Baseline Requirements for Contents of Publicly Trusted SSL/TLS Certificates

The applications for which SSL is being used have also expanded. For example:

As the applications for SSL have started to become wider, three Level Of Assurance for SSL Certificates have emerged which are described below.

Certificate Level Of Assurance are generally for three recognized levels: (lowest to highest)

There are several forms of Identity Proofing within the Certificate Level Of Assurance.

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