If you’re getting ready to switch your website from HTTP to HTTPS, you may be wondering whether you need to purchase a CA signed certificate for SSL, or if you can just use a self-signed certificate. Here’s what you need to know…
Self Signed Certificate vs CA Certificate — Which One’s Right for Me?
We get asked a lot about self signed certificates vs CA signed certificates — specifically why you can’t just sign your own SSL certificates and avoid working through the certificate authorities (CAs).
How To Fix NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID Error On Google Chrome
There is a problem’s with the Certificate Authority that issued the SSL certificate
If you’re here, it’s likely you arrived at a website using Google Chrome and received an error about a Certificate Authority being invalid. This is an issue that needs to be fixed by the website owner or manager. It’s a potentially serious issue that shouldn’t be ignored or bypassed.
Can I create my own self-signed code signing certificate?
Self-signed code signing certificates must be used for testing only, here’s why…
While you technically can self-sign a Code Signing certificate, a self-signed code signing certificate won’t work for its intended purpose.
Code Signing is extremely important, and it’s misuse could potentially be catastrophic, so there are some good reasons why you can’t create a self-signed code signing certificate.