Trustwave® CA Overview

Trustwave®: A Top 10 Global Certification Authority

Trustwave® is a globally trusted brand for Internet security and compliance and a top 10 Global Certification Authority protecting almost 100,000 online merchants.

Trustwave® CA Overview

The leading global provider of PCI Security and Compliance to both internet and brick and mortar merchants, providing security and trust to over 100,000 merchants.

Trustwave® Fast Facts

  • Founded in 2000
  • Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with global operations in the UK, China, Brazil, India, Canada and Australia.
  • 400+ employees
  • A fully accredited EV Issuing and Web Trust audited CA.
  • 3 privately owned and highly trusted public root certificates within all major web browsers.
  • In 2007 acquired the SecureTrust® (formerly XRamp) Certification Authority.
  • One of the largest independent SSL providers outside of VeriSign.
  • Founding members of the Certification Authority/Browser Forum, a group of web browser and CA leaders that have created the EV SSL standard.
  • Trustwave® SSL customers include tens of thousands of online retailers, global financial institutions, media companies, software providers and several Fortune 500 customers.

Trustwave® has leveraged its brand recognition in compliance and security to create a Certification Authority that issues high quality and high trust certificates. Trustwave® uses the highest validation principles to rapidly issue fully validated certificates for identities, compliance needs and encryption. This high quality of validation is our unwavering commitment to our customers.

Trustwave® SSL Certificates Offer:

  • Over 99% Browser Ubiquity
  • Trustwave’s root certificates are trusted by all major Web Browsers
  • Highest industry standard 128/256 bit encryption
  • High assurance validation (both domain and organization vetting)
  • Extended Validation (EV) SSL Capable CA
  • We refuse to propagate the SGC (server gated cryptography) myths, and as such we do not sell them.
  • High Warranty, up to $500,000 USD.
  • Unlimited re-issuance policy for the life of a certificate
  • Free Trusted Commerce® Site Seal, demonstrating both compliance and trust to online customers
  • Mobile browser support

Trustwave® Root Certificates

Over 99% of Internet users trust Trustwave® certificates

  • Trustwave® root certificates are trusted by over 99% of all current web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, Apple Safari, and Opera.
  • All Trustwave® Root Certificates employ 2048 bit private keys.
Trustwave® SSL Compatibility
Desktop Browsers Mobile Devices
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera
  • Netscape
  • KDE Konqueror
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows Phone
  • BlackBerry
  • Opera Mini
Extended Validation SSL Email Clients
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera
  • Microsoft Outlook 99+
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0+
  • Apple Mail (OS X/macOS)
  • Lotus Notes 6+
Server Platforms
  • Apache
  • BEA Weblogic
  • C2Net Stonghold
  • cPanel
  • Ensim Control Panel
  • Glassfish
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • iPlanet Server
  • Java Web Server
  • Lotus Domino
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Microsoft ISA
  • Microsoft Live Communication Server
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server
  • Netscape Enterprise Server
  • Novel Webserver
  • Oracle HTTP Server
  • Plesk
  • Tomcat
  • WebSTAR
  • Zeus Web Server
Other Platforms
  • Java 7 (from update 60), Java 8 (from update 11) and above

Web Trust Compliance

Trustwave® is a fully accredited Web Trust compliant Certification Authority, including the WebTrust Extended Validation Audit Criteria, which is the highest recognized standard for a CA. This certifies that we do the following:

  • Fully comply and operate under the terms of our Certification Practice Statement (CPS).
  • We run redundant systems to ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • We have a physically secure environment.
  • We operate under FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Requirements for all signing operations.
  • We have employed network security.

All of the above ensures our customers that our CA and the private keys that are the fiber of trust, are highly secure and maintained in a manner to prevent compromise.